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IRS Tax Tip: Take Credit For Your Retirement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Saving for your retirement can make you eligible for a tax credit worth up to $2,000. If you contribute to an employer-sponsored retirement plan, such as a 401(k) or to an IRA, you may be eligible for the Saver’s Credit.

IRS Tax Tip: Beware Of Bogus IRS Emails

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The IRS receives thousands of reports every year from taxpayers who receive emails out-of-the-blue claiming to be from the IRS. Scammers use the IRS name or logo to make the message appear authentic so you will respond to it. In reality, it’s a scam known as “phishing,” attempting to trick you into revealing your personal and financial information. The criminals then use this information to commit identity theft or steal your money.

IRS Tax Tip: Six Important Facts About Dependents And Exemptions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – While each individual tax return is unique, there are some tax rules that affect every person who files a federal income tax return. These rules involve dependents and exemptions. The IRS has six important facts about dependents and exemptions that will help you file your 2012 tax return.

IRS Offers Tips for Year-End Donations

MOUNTAINSIDE— Individuals and businesses making contributions to charity should keep in mind several important tax law provisions that have taken effect in recent years. One provision offers older owners of individual retirement arrangements (IRAs) a different way to give to…