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Child Tax Credit
You may be able to claim the Child Tax Credit, which allows you to reduce the
federal income tax you owe by up to $1,000 for each qualifying child younger
than 17. More
Earned Income Credit
The Earned Income Credit (EIC) is a credit to reduce taxes for people who earn
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Buying a home is one way to reduce your income taxes. The qualified mortgage
interest you pay and your real estate taxes are both deductible. Overlooked
Credits & Deductions
The IRS urges taxpayers to be sure they don't overlook several important
benefits to which they may be entitled.
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You now have another option and more flexibility for receiving your 2008 federal
income tax refund. More
- Get your IRS refund check within 3 weeks if you e-file your return.
- Direct deposit your refund and receive it within 8 to 15 days when you
e-file your return.
- H&R Block tax offices offer more ways to get your refund.
If you've filed your taxes and are entitled to a refund, the IRS gives you
several options for receiving it.
When you mail your return to the IRS, you'll generally receive your mailed
refund check within 6 to 8 weeks. If you e-file your return, you should receive
your refund check within 3 weeks.
E-file your return, and the IRS will deposit your refund in your bank account
within 8 to 15 days. If you mail in your return, direct deposit generally takes
5 to 7 weeks.
When you choose direct deposit, you also have the option to split your refund
among 2 or 3 different financial accounts, such as a savings account or an IRA,
held by up to 3 financial institutions. To take advantage of the new split
refund option, fill out Form 8888.
Refund Products from H&R Block Tax Offices
When you get your taxes prepared in an H&R Block office, we provide several
options for you to receive your refund, refund anticipation check or refund
anticipation loan. Plus, receive H&R Block's Satisfaction Guarantee.¹
H&R Block Emerald Prepaid MasterCard®
Load your refund,
refund anticipation check or refund anticipation loan on the H&R Block Emerald
Card® so you can make purchases anywhere MasterCard® debit
cards are accepted.
Federal Refund Anticipation Check (Federal RAC)
Pay for your tax
preparation fees out of your federal RAC proceeds and pay no out-of-pocket
expenses at the time of your tax preparation appointment. Plus, you can get the
remaining balance of your federal RAC on an H&R Block Emerald Prepaid MasterCard®,
as a check or direct deposit in approximately 8 to 15 days. Federal RACs are
available starting Jan. 16, 2009. Special note: You may bring your W-2s into an
office beginning Jan. 2, 2009. H&R Block will submit your RAC application to the
RAC service provider for review when the IRS begins to accept e-filed returnsJan.
State Refund Anticipation Check (State RAC)
Get the balance of your
State RAC on an H&R Block Emerald Prepaid MasterCard®, as a check or
direct deposit in approximately 8 to 15 days. State RACs are available in most
states for $13 starting Jan. 16, 2009.
Instant Money Refund Anticipation Loan (Instant Money RAL)
File your taxes at H&R Block and apply for an Instant Money RAL. You could
receive a loan up to $2,800 (less bank and H&R Block fees) on the spot. Get a
lower price on your Instant Money RAL when you load the loan proceeds on an H&R
Block Emerald Prepaid MasterCard® instead of receiving check. You'll
enjoy the safety and convenience of a card to use anywhere MasterCard®
debit cards are accepted. Get your H&R BlockEmerald Prepaid MasterCard®
or your loan check the same day your loan is approved. Instant Money RALs are
available starting Jan. 16, 2009, through Feb. 12, 2009.
Classic Refund Anticipation Loan (Classic RAL)
taxes at H&R Block and apply for a ClassicRAL. If approved, you could receive a
loan up to the amount of your anticipated tax refund, less bank and H&R Block
fees. Your loan proceeds will be available within 2 days of filing your return.
Plus, your H&R Block tax preparation fees are withheld from your loan proceeds,
so you pay nothing out of pocket. Get a lower price on your Classic RAL when you
load the loan proceeds on an H&R Block Emerald Prepaid MasterCard®
instead of receiving a loan check. Get the safety and convenience of an H&R
Block Emerald Card and use it anywhere MasterCard® debit cards are
accepted. Classic RALs are available starting Jan. 16, 2009. Special note: You
may bring your W-2s into an office beginning Jan. 2, 2009. H&R Block will submit
your RAL application to the lender for review when the IRS begins to accept
e-filed returns Jan. 16, 2009.
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