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Check Your Tax Refund Status

Check Your Tax Refund Status

Use this IRS tool to track your refund status.

Estimate Your Withholding

Estimate Your Withholding

We encourage taxpayers to perform a quick “paycheck checkup” by using the IRS Withholding Estimator to check if they have the right amount of withholding.

Keep More of What You Earn

Keep More of What You Earn

The Earned Income Tax Credit helps low- to moderate-income workers and families get a tax break. See if you qualify.

Apply for a Federal Tax Payment Plan

Apply for a Federal Tax Payment Plan

If you are a qualified taxpayer, you can apply for a payment plan online with the IRS to pay off your balance over time.

Your Unemployment Benefit is Taxable

Your Unemployment Benefit is Taxable

Unemployment benefits must be reported on your federal tax return. A record number of Americans are applying for unemployment compensation due to the COVID-19 Outbreak. If you received unemployment benefits, your tax return may be affected.

Tax and Federal Stimulus Benefits

Tax and Federal Stimulus Benefits

Joan Koonce, UGA Professor & Extension Financial Planning Specialist, talks about tax and federal stimulus benefits during COVID-19.

Helping Consumers Claim their Economic Impact Payment

Helping Consumers Claim their Economic Impact Payment

An estimated 12 million people who have not claimed their Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) may need to use the IRS non-filer tool before it closes on October 15, 2020. EIPs are commonly referred to as “stimulus checks”. Most adults over 18 are eligible for $1,200 or more. Use this CFPB guide to learn how to claim your benefit.

The CARES Act Works for All Americans

The CARES Act Works for All Americans

The CARES Act provides fast and direct economic assistance for American workers and families, small businesses, and preserves jobs for American industries. 

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