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  • Choose How to File Your Tax Return

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    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • EITC Assistant

    This tool can help you figure out if you are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit, and if so, around how much it will be. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service
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    Spanish / Español
  • Georgia Taxpayer Bill of Rights

    Basic information about your rights as a taxpayer, your rights during an audit, your rights to dispute any determinations that you owe taxes. Content Detail

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    Georgia Department of Revenue
  • Household Workers

    If you hire someone to work in your home, such as a cleaning person, a cook, a gardener or a baby sitter, both you and your employee should know about paying Social Security and Medicare taxes. Your household employee may be eligible for Social Security and Medicare some day—if you deduct Social Security and Medicare taxes from his or her wages, pay the taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and report the wages to the Social Security Administration. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
    Polish / Język Polski
    Chinese / 中文
  • IRS.gov - The Web Site of the Internal Revenue Service

    This web site contains tax information for (1) Individuals, (2) Businesses, (3) Charities & Non-Profits, (4) Government Entities, (5) Tax Professionals, and (6) Retirement Plans. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Department of the Treasury
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Off to Work: What You Need to Know about Documents, Wages, and Taxes

    This web page contains information about documents that allow you to work in the United States, employee status, taxes, hourly wages and other items that affect the pay you receive. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Tax Information for Individuals

    From these pages of the IRS web site you may (1) find out the status of your IRS refund, (2) learn how to file your tax returns electronically, (3) find out if you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit, (4) calculate the amount that your employer should withhold from your earnings, and much more. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service
  • Tax Information for Members of the U.S. Armed Forces

    The tax laws provide some special benefits for active members of the U.S. Armed Forces, including those serving in combat zones. For federal tax purposes, the U.S. Armed Forces includes officers and enlisted personnel in all regular and reserve units controlled by the Secretaries of Defense, the Army, Navy and Air Force. The Coast Guard is also included, but not the U.S. Merchant Marine or the American Red Cross. However, these and other support personnel may qualify for certain tax deadline extensions because of their service in a combat zone. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service
  • Tax Information for Students

    These pages of the IRS web site contain information about (1) deductions for interest on student loans, (2) kinds of common student income that are taxable, and (3) an introduction to tax laws for students. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service
  • Tax Relief in Disaster Situations

    Special tax law provisions may help taxpayers recover financially from the impact of a disaster, especially when the President declares their location to be a major disaster area. Depending on the circumstances, the IRS may grant additional time to file returns and pay taxes. Both individuals and businesses in a presidentially-declared disaster area can get a faster refund by claiming losses related to the disaster on the tax return for the previous year, usually by filing an amended return. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service
  • Tax Scams/Consumer Alerts

    Don't fall victim to tax scams. Remember that if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. If you think you're being scammed, you can report suspected tax fraud activity by calling 1-800-829-0433. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service
  • Your Social Security Number and Card

    Frequently asked questions about your Social Security number and card. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
    Chinese / 中文

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Tax Information (3)+

  • Frequently Asked Tax Questions About Retirement Accounts, Pensions and Annuities

    This web page answers common questions about taxes on retirement accounts, pensions and annuities. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury
  • Tax Information for Individuals

    From these pages of the IRS web site you may (1) find out the status of your IRS refund, (2) learn how to file your tax returns electronically, (3) find out if you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit, (4) calculate the amount that your employer should withhold from your earnings, and much more. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service
  • Tax Information for Students

    These pages of the IRS web site contain information about (1) deductions for interest on student loans, (2) kinds of common student income that are taxable, and (3) an introduction to tax laws for students. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service

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Know Your Rights Articles (20)+

  • Choose How to File Your Tax Return

    Read More

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • EITC Assistant

    This tool can help you figure out if you are eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit, and if so, around how much it will be. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • File Your Taxes for Free! Use Free File!

    Let Free File do the hard work for you with brand-name software or Free File Fillable Forms. All federal forms are free. It’s free whether you draw a paycheck, are self-employed or are a small business owner. It’s free whether you file a Form 1040, 1040EZ or 1040A. It’s free whether you have mortgage interest to deduct, have kids in college or earn a little from the stock market. It’s all free. Content Detail

    By:
    IRS
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Frequently Asked Tax Questions About Retirement Accounts, Pensions and Annuities

    This web page answers common questions about taxes on retirement accounts, pensions and annuities. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury
  • Georgia Taxpayer Bill of Rights

    Basic information about your rights as a taxpayer, your rights during an audit, your rights to dispute any determinations that you owe taxes. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Department of Revenue
  • Get Free Tax Preparation Help

    The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) programs offer free tax help for taxpayers who qualify. Find a free provider near you. Content Detail

    By:
    IRS
  • Household Workers

    If you hire someone to work in your home, such as a cleaning person, a cook, a gardener or a baby sitter, both you and your employee should know about paying Social Security and Medicare taxes. Your household employee may be eligible for Social Security and Medicare some day—if you deduct Social Security and Medicare taxes from his or her wages, pay the taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and report the wages to the Social Security Administration. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
    Polish / Język Polski
    Chinese / 中文
  • I-CAN E-File Earned Income Credit Federal Tax Return Filing Module (Free)

    I-CAN! will help you fill out your Federal Tax forms so that you may receive your Earned Income Credit. I-CAN wil help you E-File (file your taxes electronically) with the IRS. NOTE: This module does not help you file your Georgia taxes. Content Detail

    By:
    Legal Aid Society of Orange County
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    Spanish / Español
  • Immigrants: Who is Eligible for What in Georgia

    This chart is based on Georgia law. Benefits and rights may be different in other states. The purpose of this chart is not to provide legal advice. You should consult an attorney to make the most informed decisions. Content Detail

    By:
    ACLU of Georgia
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • IRS Forms and Publications

    You may download federal tax forms, instructions and publications from these pages of the IRS web site. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service
  • IRS.gov - The Web Site of the Internal Revenue Service

    This web site contains tax information for (1) Individuals, (2) Businesses, (3) Charities & Non-Profits, (4) Government Entities, (5) Tax Professionals, and (6) Retirement Plans. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service, U.S. Department of the Treasury
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Off to Work: What You Need to Know about Documents, Wages, and Taxes

    This web page contains information about documents that allow you to work in the United States, employee status, taxes, hourly wages and other items that affect the pay you receive. Content Detail

    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Resources for Low-income Taxpayers in Georgia

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    By:
    Georgia Legal Services Program®
  • Student Loan Interest and Your Taxes- Deducting Student Loan Interest

    If your modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) is less than $80,000 ($160,000 if filing a joint return) there is a special deduction allowed for paying interest on a student loan (also known as an education loan) used for higher education. Content Detail

    By:
    IRS
  • Tax Information for Individuals

    From these pages of the IRS web site you may (1) find out the status of your IRS refund, (2) learn how to file your tax returns electronically, (3) find out if you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit, (4) calculate the amount that your employer should withhold from your earnings, and much more. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service
  • Tax Information for Members of the U.S. Armed Forces

    The tax laws provide some special benefits for active members of the U.S. Armed Forces, including those serving in combat zones. For federal tax purposes, the U.S. Armed Forces includes officers and enlisted personnel in all regular and reserve units controlled by the Secretaries of Defense, the Army, Navy and Air Force. The Coast Guard is also included, but not the U.S. Merchant Marine or the American Red Cross. However, these and other support personnel may qualify for certain tax deadline extensions because of their service in a combat zone. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service
  • Tax Information for Students

    These pages of the IRS web site contain information about (1) deductions for interest on student loans, (2) kinds of common student income that are taxable, and (3) an introduction to tax laws for students. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service
  • Tax Relief in Disaster Situations

    Special tax law provisions may help taxpayers recover financially from the impact of a disaster, especially when the President declares their location to be a major disaster area. Depending on the circumstances, the IRS may grant additional time to file returns and pay taxes. Both individuals and businesses in a presidentially-declared disaster area can get a faster refund by claiming losses related to the disaster on the tax return for the previous year, usually by filing an amended return. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service
  • Tax Scams/Consumer Alerts

    Don't fall victim to tax scams. Remember that if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. If you think you're being scammed, you can report suspected tax fraud activity by calling 1-800-829-0433. Content Detail

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service
  • Your Social Security Number and Card

    Frequently asked questions about your Social Security number and card. Content Detail

    By:
    Social Security Administration
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
    Chinese / 中文