These credits and deductions may make organizing and filing your taxes less painful.
Virtually everyone in the United States is eligible for some sort of free tax preparation help, from free in-person preparation and electronic filing to filing free forms online.
There's nothing wrong with charging a fair amount for a valuable service. But for years, some tax-preparation companies have been squeezing extra fees from people least able to afford them.
Military widows can't collect both survivor benefits and benefits from an annuity bought by the dead veteran -- unless they remarry after they're 57.
You can order your tax transcripts and copies of returns online. Transcripts are free, but those copies will cost you.
Americans are paying less in federal taxes than they did under Bush, and taxes are taking the smallest share of GDP since Truman was president.
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The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.