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Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)

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  • Get Credit for Your Hard Work

    Low income working taxpayers may qualify for the Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). Read this brochure for information on the EITC, guidelines for parents, do your children qualify, information for people without children, advance payments and more. (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.) Content Detail

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  • Don't Pay to Borrow Your Own Money

    You should pick your tax filing options VERY carefully. Read this flyer to learn how "rapid refunds," "express money," "instant refunds," and similar schemes actually charge you for your own money. (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.) Content Detail

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  • Have You Recently Moved? Be Sure You Get Your Tax Refunds, EITC Checks or Stimulus Payments

    Have you recently moved? Make sure you keep getting your important mail! Read this document to learn the easy way to notify the IRS of your address change. Read More

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  • Are You a New U.S. Taxpayer? Should You File a Tax Return?

    I am new to working and paying taxes in the U.S. - why should I file a tax return? Who can get a tax refund? What is my status? Am I a Resident or Nonresident Alien? Answers to these questions and much more are in this document. (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.) Content Detail

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  • File Your Taxes Online for FREE!

    I-CAN! E-FILE is a FREE program that will help you file your taxes. Read More

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  • What to Look for in a Tax Preparer

    Do you get someone else to do your tax returns for you? Read this document to find out who to use, what to avoid, and more. Read More

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  • How to File a Tax Return Without a Social Security Number

    Don't have a Social Security Number? Read this brochure to find out how to get an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) so you can file a tax return. (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.) Content Detail

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  • The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic of Legal Services Alabama

    Have you gotten a letter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) telling you that your tax return is being audited or examined? Have you received a letter from the IRS about your Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)? Did you expect a refund that you did not get? For these tax issues and more, LSA's Low Income Taxpayer Clinic may be able to help you - read this document to find out how or call 1-866-456-4995. Read More

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  • Earned Income Tax Credit 2011

    What is the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)? How can I qualify for the EITC? Will the EITC affect my public benefits? Answers to these questions and more are in this brochure of facts about the EITC. (You must have a PDF reader on your computer to open this document. To get Adobe’s PDF Reader, click on the Get Adobe Reader icon to download.) Content Detail

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  • Questions and Answers about the Earned Income Tax Credit

    Learn about the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and who can claim it. Read More

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