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Tax Tips with Diane Denton

Louisiana: The State We're In

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Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-04-10

Duration: 00:05:17

Subjects: United States. Internal Revenue Service | INCOME TAX | Tax credits | Economic stimulus | HOMEOWNERS | American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 | Taxes

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Denton, Diane Interviewee

Description

This segment from the April 10, 2009, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with Diane Denton, an IRS tax consultant, about the upcoming April 15th deadline for filing federal income tax forms. Denton discusses: several tax credits on this year’s form, including those related to the federal economic stimulus package and two for first time home buyers; changes in standard deductions; common mistakes that people make and tips to avoid them; and places that people can go for more resources.