Monthly Archives: January 2011

Medical and Dental Expenses

If you itemize your deductions on Form 1040, Schedule A, you may be able to deduct expenses you paid in 2010 for medical care – including dental – for yourself, your spouse, and your dependents. Here are six things the … Continue reading

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Prepare and File Your Taxes Electronically

  IRS e-file: It’s safe. It’s easy. It’s time. IRS e-file is now the norm; not the exception. The number of e-filed Form 1040 tax returns is approaching 1 billion after 20 years of safe, secure service. In 2010, 99 … Continue reading

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National Taxpayer Advocate Delivers Annual Report to Congress; Focuses on Tax Reform, Collection Issues, and Implementation of Health Care Reform

  National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson today released her annual report to Congress, identifying the need for tax reform as the number one priority in tax administration. The Advocate expressed continuing concern that the IRS’s increasing use of hard-core … Continue reading

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Ways to Obtain IRS Forms and Publications

The Internal Revenue Service has free tax forms and publications on a wide variety of topics.  Due to the continued growth in electronic filing, the availability of free options to taxpayers and efforts to reduce costs; the IRS will no … Continue reading

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