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  • Have a sunnier tax season with these summertime IRS tax tips

    IRS YouTube Videos:Getting Married? – English | ASL Summer Day Camp Expenses – English | Spanish | ASLPart-time and Summer Jobs – English Paycheck Checkup – English | ASL WASHINGTON — Buying a home? Working a summer job? Volunteering? Activities that are common in the summer often qualify for tax credits or deductions. And, while summertime and part-time workers may not earn enough to […]

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  • Taxpayers should be on the lookout for new versions of these two scams

    With scam artists hard at work all year, taxpayers should be on the lookout for a surge of evolving phishing emails and telephone scams. Taxpayers should watch for new versions of two tax-related scams. One involves Social Security numbers related to tax issues. The other […]

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  • Tips for taxpayers who make money from a hobby

    Many people enjoy hobbies that are also a source of income. From painting and pottery to scrapbooking and soap making, these activities can be sources of both fun and finances. Taxpayers who make money from a hobby must report that income on their tax return. […]

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  • Time is running out for some combat-injured veterans to claim tax refunds of up to $3,200

    WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service is reminding veterans who received disability severance payments after 1991 and claimed it as income that time may be running out to claim their refund. Veterans should take action soon if they received a notice (letters 6060-A and 6060-D) […]

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  • Educators can claim deduction to get money back for classroom expenses

    Educators may be able to deduct unreimbursed expenses on their tax return. This deduction can put money right back in the pockets of eligible teachers and other educators. Here are some things to know about this deduction: Educators can deduct up to $250 of trade […]

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  • Here’s what taxpayers should know if they get a notice from the IRS

    Certain taxpayers might get a letter from the IRS this year. It’s called an IRS Notice CP 2000. It gives detailed information about issues the IRS identified. The IRS sends this notice when information from a third party doesn’t match the information the taxpayer reported […]

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