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Earned Income Tax Credit

earned income tax credit

The IRS offers a variety of credits that lower an individual's tax liability, which sometimes means more money back. One such credit is the Earned Income Tax Credit, also referred to as the Earned Income Credit. Here's a bit about who might be eligible and how to file.

Tax Withholdings Explained

payroll tax

 

Do you ever look at your paycheck... really look at your paycheck? A look at my paycheck offers a variety of information. It shows my earnings (salary), my deductions (retirement, insurance, etc.), and taxes (seemingly lots of taxes).

Here's a breakdown of the tax withholdings in my paycheck...

City of Tulsa Neighborhood Meetings Scheduled

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City of Tulsa representatives will meet with community and neighborhood leaders and any interested citizens to discuss community needs and priorities for federal funding for programs and projects in the coming year.

The meetings will all be at 6 p.m. on the following dates and locations.

Help for Oklahomans Facing Foreclosure

Law Help OK

 

Homeowners who are facing mortgage troubles or foreclosure may qualify for legal aid. The Oklahoma Attorney General's Office and Legal Aid Services are providing free legal assistance through the program Resolution Oklahoma.

Oklahomans with lower incomes or seniors should first contact Legal Aid Services at 888-534-5243 to learn if they qualify for the income-based assistance. Homeowners who don't meet the income-based need guidelines can still apply for a voucher worth up to $5,000 in legal services, according to Attorney General Scott Pruitt.

cliff averted... mid fall

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Well, Congress did it... in mid-fall our lawmakers managed to broker a deal and leverage a vote all to keep the United States from hitting the bottom.

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