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Tips for avoiding most common tax filing mistakes

WASHINGTON, DC — If you want to get your federal tax refund ASAP, the Internal Revenue Service says taxpayers should review their tax returns for common errors that could result in delayed refunds. Here are some ways to avoid common tax return errors. File electronically. Filing electronically, whether through e-file or IRS Free File, vastly […]

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April 18 tax deadline approaching; IRS offering payment options

WASHINGTON, DC — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers who have not yet filed their 2010 federal income tax returns that individual returns and payments are due next Monday, April 18, 2011. There are several payment options available to taxpayers who have a balance due. Payments can be made by: Electronic funds withdrawal Credit […]

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IRS issues 2011 “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams

WASHINGTON, DC –– Hiding income in offshore accounts, identity theft, return preparer fraud, and filing false or misleading tax forms top the annual list of “dirty dozen” tax scams in 2011, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. The IRS works with the Justice Department to pursue and shut down perpetrators of these and other illegal […]

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April 18 tax filing deadline looms; IRS offers tips to taxpayers

WASHINGTON, DC — The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers that they have two weeks remaining until the April 18 filing deadline and that they can use IRS Free File to do their taxes or file an extension. As of March 25, the IRS has received more than 82 million individual income tax returns, which […]

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IRS launches app for iPhone, Android; Taxpayers can check refunds, get info

WASHINGTON, DC — The Internal Revenue Service has unveiled IRS2Go, its first smartphone application that lets taxpayers check on the status of their tax refund and obtain helpful tax information. “This new smart phone app reflects our commitment to modernizing the agency and engaging taxpayers where they want when they want it,” said IRS Commissioner […]

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Benefit Bank of Indiana offers free tax-filing help

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– The Purdue University Extension Service is offering a new and free online service to help low- and moderate-income Indiana residents file their income tax returns. The Benefit Bank helps Hoosiers complete and electronically file their federal and state income tax returns, which is necessary to claim the Earned Income Tax Credit […]

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