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There are many options available to anyone seeking help with tax return preparation that are free to those who qualify. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) program both offer free tax help for all taxpayers, and some VITA sites are even able to prepare Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) applications for free.
Many people anticipate their tax refund to help cushion holiday expenses, pay essential bills, or build savings. Everyone can begin filing their taxes when tax season begins. However, if you’re claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit or Additional Child Tax Credit , due to a new law , you won’t receive your refund until after February 15, 2017.
Are you moving homes sometime in the near future? You should know that it's important to update government agencies of any address changes for a few different reasons. By failing to report an address change, you could prevent the arrival of any government check or letter. This is especially important during tax filing season.