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Kenai library one of six nominated for national award

...the nomination include the taxpayer advocate service, which allows library users to talk person-to-person with a tax preparer. Library users who had questions during tax season had an opportunity to work with someone through a webcam thanks...
Today in history

...Beverly Hills, California, at age 75. Richard Bloch (cq), co-founder of H&R Block, the world's largest tax preparer, died in Kansas City, Missouri, at age 78.Five years ago: The Senate voted to terminate further production of...
Slack Tide: Protaxination time

...30 years. Suffice to say, homeboy knows his way around a 1040. So really, I just have to prepare my taxes for my tax preparer. Now, I'm not quite sure what his preparations involve, but he never fails to produce at least enough of a refund...
Juneau Empire Story Archive do. As a 33-year veteran tax preparer, LeRoy Funk can file four tax...their taxes, said Robyn Gee, a tax preparer at Brown & Associates. Gee said...Richard Smith, another Juneau tax preparer. Tax preparers are privy to some...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...they have to fill out or the number of hours it takes. The cost ranges from about $65 to $300, said Robyn Gee, a tax preparer at Brown & Associates. Free help is available for low- and middle-income people from 1 to 4 p.m. every Saturday...
Alaskans miss $510,000 in tax refunds

...that failed to claim the refund were completed by a tax preparer, IRS officials said. "We are surprised how many this refund to get it, whether they are using a tax preparer or doing the return themselves." Through Feb. 16...
State Briefs

...access to the Internet who think they may be missing a refund check should first check their records or contact their tax preparer, then call the IRS toll-free assistance line at (800) 829-1040 to update their address. "We want to get this...
New tax preparation oversight should benefit taxpayers Letter to the editor

...credential will signal to taxpayers a certain level of competency and qualification. Sixty percent of taxpayers use a tax preparer. They deserve some peace of mind that the person they are paying to do their taxes has some degree of proficiency and...
Court volunteer views her job as important as ever

...personal to discuss. She described her life experience as "a little bit of everything." She has been an accountant and tax preparer and done building maintenance and construction work. She grew up in Oregon. Her parents lived in Juneau in 1988 when...
Who gets earned income tax credits - and how

...preparing a return for someone claiming it would usually cost more than $55. Longacre has worked for five years as a tax preparer and is licensed to represent clients before the IRS. The Earned Income Tax Credit has been around for many years...


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