Volunteer and community programs will help you with your taxes, though some set income limits or deal only with simple returns. Anyone can file free online.
If you went to college, hired child care or moved, you may be able to deduct at least some of your expenses. See other lesser-known deductions you don't want to overlook.
The federal government is ramping up its efforts to combat criminals who engage in identity theft to collect other people's tax refunds.
Which form you use to file your taxes depends on your circumstances. The simpler forms can only be used for simpler returns, for example.
If you made a mistake, you have several years to file an amended return. But you may owe a penalty if you underpaid your federal tax.
The IRS takes credit cards, but charges a fee of up to 2.35%. You might do better setting up a payment plan.
20-somethings can get free or inexpensive help with returns and helpful fact sheets from the IRS. Watch for essential documents that come by mail.
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