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TurboTax – A Free step by step Tax Program

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TurboTax – A Free step by step Tax Program

Preparing for tax season can be a challenging time for many people in the United States. The US tax code is extremely lengthy filled and with tons of small print. Since this is such an involved process many people today decide to have their taxes prepared by professionals. However, thanks to tax software programs like TurboTax they don’t have to spend extra money to have their taxes prepared correctly.

Using TurboTax’s software makes it easy for anyone to prepare their taxes themselves. This software will walk you step by step … Read more at 2008 Taxes.

You Bought a House, Claim the First-Time Homebuyers Credit

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You Bought a House, Claim the First-Time Homebuyers Credit

There are a number of documentation requirements when you go to file your return for 2009 and you want to claim the First-Time Homebuyers Credit. This great credit of $8,000 helps with fixing up the new house or paying off some moving expenses. But claiming the credit requires a number of documents and filing a paper return with the IRS.

The first statement you will need to attach to your 1040 paper tax return is a HUD-1 Settlement Statement. You will get a copy of this form when you close … Read more at 2008 Taxes.

TaxSimple – Online Tax Preparation Software

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TaxSimple – Online Tax Preparation Software

Prepare your federal tax return for free and only pay a small $9.99 fee if you print of eFile your return. Why not try it before you purchase? And all versions of the software are currently priced at the low $9.99 price including Simple, Deluxe, Premier, and Ultimate. Only pay more if you have a complex business return.

Simple Edition

With the Simple edition from TaxSimple, you can prepare not only your federal tax return but also your state tax return for free. Fees only apply when printing or eFiling your returns. Your … Read more at 2008 Taxes.

Top Five IRS Tax Tips

Top Five IRS Tax Tips for January 2009

The IRS has released their top 10 tax tips for January 2009 and we are presenting the first 5 tips here for you. Make sure to check back with us for more tax tips and great tax services available online for your 2008 tax return.

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1. Check you return one more time. When you are ready to file your return online, make sure all the social security numbers are correct and all calculations are accurate.

2. Consider e-FilingRead more at 2008 Taxes.

Income Tax Credits You Might Qualify For

Income Tax Credits You Might Qualify For

A number of tax credits which reduce your tax bill dollar for dollar that you might not have known about or might not have qualified for before are now worth taking a look at.

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Recovery Rebate Credit

If the rebate checks that were sent out last tax season didn’t find their way to you because you made too much on your 2007 1040 tax return, you have a second opportunity to receive the credit for the 2008 tax season. Therefore, if you income has decreased for any … Read more at 2008 Taxes.