Understanding Taxes: The Quick and Simple Way to Understand Your Taxes

Access all the great educational content found in the Understanding Taxes program on the Internet! This online version includes detailed lesson plans, interactive activities, simulations, and more! This site includes both a Teacher Site and a Student Site. Click here

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Tax Information for Students, Seniors & Retirees

For tips on Seniors & Retirees preparing taxes and other important tips click on this link.

For Students who want more tax information click on this link.

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Tax Information from Internal Revenue Service

Filing Season Opens and Free tax prep is available 
The filing season for tax year 2011 is here. To get help with tax preparation and find out about possible tax credits and deductions, you should take advantage of IRS sponsored free volunteer tax preparation programs. Full story

Where to get IRS forms and publications to prepare your taxes
If you are getting ready to file your taxes and looking for the right tax forms without having to go to an IRS office, look no further than your own computer. Full story

You can get copies of your tax return and tax account information online
Automated self-service applications make ordering copies of your tax return transcripts and tax account transcripts convenient and easy. Whether you choose the online option or the automated phone service, you will find the self-service options available any time, day or night, when it’s convenient for you. Full story

EITC - Tell somone
Tell someone you know about the Earned Income Tax Credit – or EITC – and ask them to pass it on. Full story

The IRS may have a refund check waiting for you
Thousands of tax refund checks go undelivered every year because people forget to tell the IRS or post office that their address changed. This year, more than 99,000 people are due refund checks averaging $1,547. Could one of them be you? Full story

Reporting Reminders for 2010 Roth Conversions and Rollovers 
In 2010, you may have: converted (transferred) a taxable amount from a non-Roth IRA to a Roth IRA.  Full story

Courtesy of Outreach Corner Internal Revenue Service 

SaveUp Partners With America Saves To Help Americans Achieve Their Financial Goals

SaveUp And America Saves Offering A $1,000 Savings Prize in January 
To Help Jump-Start One Saver's Financial New Year's Resolutions

San Francisco - January 4, 2012 - Financial New Year's Resolutions are hard to keep. That's why America Saves (www.americasaves.org), a national initiative that encourages individuals and families to save money and build personal wealth, has partnered with SaveUp (www.saveup.com), the nation's first free rewards program for saving money and reducing debt, to offer $1,000 towards a savings account to help jump-start one saver's 2012 savings goals. The winner will be chosen on January 31, 2012. To be eligible for a chance to win the $1,000 savings prize, or any of SaveUp's other exciting rewards, news and existing America Saves users must register at www.americasaves.org/saveup. SaveUp is available for free to Americans who bank at more than 18,000 US financial institutions. 

For more on this press release from America Saves and SaveUp click here.

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