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ECONOMIC STIMULUS PACKAGE UPDATE August 15, 2008

Posted by Service Officer on 14th August 2008

The Internal Revenue Service wants retirees and veterans to know that it is not too late to file for an economic stimulus payment. The IRS plans to send a second set of information packets to 5.2 million people who may be eligible but who have not yet filed for their stimulus payment. The packages will contain everything needed by a person who normally does not file a tax return but who must file this year in order to receive a payment of up to $300 — $600 for those married and filing jointly. The deadline for filing for the payment is 15 OCT. For more information call the rebate hot line at (866) 234-2942 or check the IRS Web site at www.irs.gov/newsroom/ [Source: Veterans Journal article 11 Aug 08 ++]

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ECONOMIC STIMULUS PACKAGE UPDATE 8 June 2008

Posted by Service Officer on 8th June 2008

Clarification for tax filers who are using Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITIN) vice Social Security numbers on their 1040 & 1040A tax forms for their spouse or children is provided in the below taken from the IRS website. Bottom line if your spouse does not have a SSN and you file jointly using his/her ITIN neither of you will receive a ECS payment. If you both have SSNs and your child does not you will receive your ECS payment but nothing for the child:

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