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Tax season begins today

Starting today, the Internal Revenue Service will begin accepting individual income tax returns, but the IRS is still facing a significant backlog from last year due to the ongoing pandemic. The agency…

IRS extends Hurricane Ida tax relief to Feb. 15

Victims of Hurricane Ida in six states now have until Feb. 15, 2022, extended from Jan. 3, to file individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. The updated relief covers Louisiana and…

IRS now accepting tax returns

Not only is it the season of love with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, but as of today, it’s officially the season of tax filing. That’s right, February 12th marks the first day the IRS begins accepting and processing…

Supplemental Security Income recipients will receive automatic Economic Impact Payments; step follows work between Treasury, IRS, Social Security Administration

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service, working in partnership with the Treasury Department and the Social Security Administration, announced today that recipients of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) will automatically receive automatic Economic Impact Payments. SSI recipients will receive a $1,200 Economic…

Free tax filing services offered through VITA program

The Jackson County Civic Action Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is open and ready to do your taxes. The VITA program offers free tax preparation services for individuals and families who make up to $56,000 per year. The service…

Tax Season Preparation

It’s officially tax season, but before you start to collect receipts and check boxes, there are a few changes to be aware of. This year, early filers may see a delay in their tax refund. According to the IRS, the…