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Military homeowners benefit under latest tax-credit legislation

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Reporting from Washington - The United States tries to take care of its warriors, a tradition that Congress has continued in little-known sections of the latest home buyer tax credit legislation and one of the government's main programs to help military owners who must sell their houses for less than what they owe. 1, 2009, and April 30, 2010. 1, 2006, and Sept. More

IRS calling with phone bill tax refund: It's for you

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Taxpayers are due a onetime federal excise tax refund credit of $30 to $60 – or possibly even more – on their 2006 federal returns, according to the Internal Revenue Service. The refund is intended to compensate people who have been charged an excise tax on their phone bills. But when they went to flat-fee phone services, they continued to levy the tax. United Feature Syndicate More

Phone bill tax refund

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Taxpayers are due a onetime federal excise tax refund credit of $30 to $60 – or possibly even more – on their 2006 federal returns, according to the Internal Revenue Service. The refund is intended to compensate people who have been charged an excise tax on their phone bills. But when they went to flat-fee phone services, they continued to levy the tax. More