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The plan extends tax cuts, including the estate tax and the child tax credit. It also cuts payroll taxes. The unemployed and businesses would benefit, too.
Two energy tax credits can help you save energy and tax dollars.
If you're going to mail your return at the 11th hour, make sure it's going to get to the IRS.
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Once you ask for a payment agreement, collection efforts cease.
Many are failing to file the proper paperwork to receive the $400 ($800 per couple) Making Work Pay credit.
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