Originally posted on Black America Web:
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service has good news for some taxpayers.
First, if you didn’t file your tax return in 2009, you still have time — until April 15 — to claim any refund you might be due. The IRS estimates that half the potential refunds for 2009 are more than $500. That’s not chump change in my book. It could be enough to help pay for the preventive maintenance you’re supposed to regularly get for your car.
There is a three-year window from the original deadline of your tax return to claim a refund. If you don’t file your return within this time period, your money goes to Uncle Sam.
The 984,400 taxpayers who did not file a federal income tax return for 2009 could be giving up a little more than $917 million, the IRS estimates.
I know that the government needs the money right now, but…
View original 663 more words