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Deidre Stepter Interview (2010)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-04-02

Duration: 00:04:21

Subjects: United States. Internal Revenue Service | Taxes | INCOME TAX | TAX RETURNS | Tax credits | Tax deductions


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Stepter, Deidre Harris Interviewee


This segment from the April 2, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford’s on-set interview with Deidre Harris Stepter of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). She discusses: the upcoming deadline to file federal income tax returns; the average refunds; people missing out on tax credits and tax deductions when they rush to complete their returns at the last minute; a program available for people who are unemployed or facing tax debts; the increase in electronic filing and self-preparing in Louisiana; and the Making Work Pay Tax Credit.