Tag Archives: Internet access

Computers for College

Today TaxMama hears from Linda in Kentucky with a reasonable question. “My son-in-law had on-line college classes that required him to have internet services and a computer. Do these count towards the tax credits? Also, how would he go about getting the books, supplies, gas, etc. credited?” Dear Linda, In a very odd and inconsistent […]

Back-to-School Tax Breaks

WASHINGTON — In support of the Administration’s efforts to promote access to and the affordability of college education, the Internal Revenue Service today launched a new Web section highlighting various tax breaks and 529 plan changes designed to help parents and students pay for college. The new Tax Benefits for Education section on IRS.gov includes […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 505 – CCARD and More

Happy Memorial Day Weekend Remembering those who died for our freedoms Dear Family, This is Memorial Day weekend. Our offices will be closed on Monday. Will yours? It’s a holiday to remember, and to appreciate. Unlike Veteran’s Day, which is a holiday to honor the living, Memorial Day is a time to honor the dead. […]

IRS Offers New Online Help Tools for 2008 Tax Filers

Courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service IR-2008-14 Listen In: Audio Interview on New IRS.gov Tools (Mp3 file) WASHINGTON — Things have gotten easier for taxpayers who need help preparing their federal returns this year. The IRS has enhanced both Publication 17 and Where’s My Refund?, two key electronic tools available on this Web site, IRS.gov, […]

Filing with Old Computer

Today TaxMama hears from Dallas, who tells us. “I am retired from active practice for 3 years now. I still do my own return. My question is, can you recommend a very reasonable tax service for me? I have a 7 year-old Compaq computer, which was not able to use the free tax filing services. […]