Some people choose not to file a tax return because they are not legally required to file, but they could be missing out on refundable tax credits or an income tax refund. This could apply to someone if they:
Here are a few of the valuable tax credits eligible people can claim on a tax return
The Interactive Tax Assistant can help people when they are deciding whether to file
The Interactive Tax Assistant is a tool that provides answers to many common tax law questions based on an individual’s specific circumstances. It can help someone decide whether he/she should file a tax return and if he/she is eligible for many common tax credits.
The tool keeps the taxpayer anonymous. The taxpayer’s information is not stored and is used by the assistant only to answer the taxpayer’s questions. The assistant will not share, store or use information in any other way, nor can it identify the individual using it. The system discards the information the user provides when the user exits a topic.
Taxpayers can e-file to get their refunds faster
The fastest way people can get a refund is to e-file and select direct deposit. The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds for e-filed returns in fewer than 21 days.
For more information, contact Wayne M. Pecht, Esquire at 717-761-4540 or [email protected].