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If you received unemployment last year, you could be in for a surprise at tax time

Tens of millions of Americans collected unemployment benefits for at least some period of time last year due to the pandemic's hit on the economy.


Don’t bank on that refund yet. April tax season may come as a big surprise

If you are counting on a tax refund, you could be sorely disappointed this filing season.


Missing stimulus check money? How to claim the payment on your 2020 tax return

The Internal Revenue Service is essentially done sending stimulus checks for now, but if you didn't receive your fully promised payment, don't worry — there's a quick fix.





Do you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit?

The Internal Revenue Service and partners across the country are reminding taxpayers to check if they qualify for a refundable tax credit. Friday, January 29th marked the 15th annual Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day.


Ways to Increase Your Tax Refund You Never Thought About

Laying the groundwork for a tax refund requires some simple tax planning, a little research and some forethought.


Would child tax credit help more if paid monthly? Disagreement rages

The U.S. tax code has long been a tool of the federal government to help lift children out of poverty.



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