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It's EITC Awareness Day!

It's EITC Awareness Day!

The IRS is in the middle of its EITC Awareness Day outreach campaign, partnering with members of the tax industry to spread the word about the Earned Income Tax Credit, which IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig says can be extremely helpful for qualifying taxpayers.…

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IRS Announces the First Day of Tax Season, Issues Refund Delay Reminder

IRS Announces the First Day of Tax Season, Issues Refund Delay Reminder

Tax professionals across the country are gearing up for tax season, which the Internal Revenue Service today announced will officially begin on January 23, 2017. The press release included yet another reminder about PATH Act-delayed refunds: taxpayers claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) will not have their refund issued until February 15, 2017.…

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