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This section of PALawHelp.org has information and resources about Tax issues in Pennsylvania.

  • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC or EIC)

    Information on the Earned Income Tax Credit available to low income taxpayers when you file your taxes. Content Detail

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    Neighborhood Legal Services Association
  • Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (Southwestern PA Legal Services)

    The mission of the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) Program is to ensure the fairness and integrity of the federal tax system for all taxpayers, particularly those like low income individuals and taxpayers for whom English is a second language (ESL). Content Detail

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    Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services, Inc.
  • Earned Income Tax Credit - Are You Eligible

    Information from the Internal Revenue Services on the Earned Income Tax Credit and whether you qualify. Content Detail

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    Internal Revenue Services
  • Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC): Should I Apply? - Use the EITC Assistant

    The Internal Revenue Service provides this online resource for you to use to find out if you are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) by answering a few simple questions and providing basic income information. Content Detail

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    Internal Revenue Service
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Earned Income Tax Credit (Video)

    This educational video from the Legal Aid Network of Kentucky and Legal Aid Society of Louisville, Kentucky provides information on the Earned Income Tax Credit program as well as the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. This video also lets you know about some free resources that will help you get the most from your income tax return. Read More

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    Legal Aid Network of Kentucky
  • Tax Tips & Information

    Information from Northwestern Legal Services on matters relating to filing taxes, earned income tax credit and tax scams. Content Detail

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    Northwestern Legal Services
  • Earned Income Credit (EIC) - IRS Publication 596

    IRS Publication 596, Earned Income Credit contains comprehensive information about qualifying for and applying for the Earned Income Credit. [PDF] Content Detail

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    Internal Revenue Service
  • Tax Trails

    Tax Trails, from the Internal Revenue Service, is an interactive tool that can help you find answers to general tax questions on tax credits, taxable income, international and other tax topics. It poses questions that you can answer by selecting a choice on your computer. Your choice then activates a hypertext link to the next appropriate question until an answer is possible. It offers a way to get quick and simple answers to your tax questions. Content Detail

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    Internal Revenue Service
  • When Will I Get My Refund? (Video)

    This video from the Internal Revenue Service explains when you can expect to get your refund. Read More

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    Internal Revenue Service
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    Spanish / Español
  • First Time Filing a Tax Return? (Video)

    If this is your first time filing a tax return, learn about important reminders and a free tool to make it easy. Just go to IRS.gov and click on Free File. Read More

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    Internal Revenue Service
  • Free File - Your Link to Free Federal Online Filing

    If your adjusted gross income was $62,000 or less, you can use Free File from the Internal Revenue Service to prepare and e-file your taxes online. If your income is greater than $62,000 you can use Free File Fillable Forms to e-file. Content Detail

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    Internal Revenue Service
  • IRS E-File Options for Individuals

    Information on E-File options from the Internal Revenue Service for Individual Taxpayers. Content Detail

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    Internal Revenue Service
  • Tax Tips: Amending My Return (Video)

    Forgot to claim a credit or need to correct your income tax return? These tips from the Internal Revenue Service will make amending your return a breeze. Read More

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    Internal Revenue Service
  • Free Help Preparing Your Tax Return (Video)

    This video from the IRS provides information about organizations in your community that can prepare tax returns for free. Read More

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    Internal Revenue Service
  • Tax Tips: Savings Bonds (Video)

    This video from the Internal Revenue Service explains how you can purchase up to $5,000 in U.S. Series I Bonds with your federal tax refund for yourself or others. Read More

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    Internal Revenue Service