Tax Refund Schedule and Calculator for 2010, Highlights Harbor Financial

January 30, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Harbor Financial highlights the structure and timeline for expected tax refunds. The tax refund schedule is based upon the filing date of the income tax return form of the taxpayer. Once the tax return is accepted by the IRS, the taxpayer will have a rough outline as to when to expect the tax refund. For a 2009 federal tax form filed electronically, the expected direct deposit date would be approximately 8 to 14 days after the tax form was accepted by the IRS.
If the taxpayer chose to have a paper check mailed it could take as long as 21 to 30 days for the papers to process. Certain tax refunds processed under the IRS's new modernized "Customer Account Data Engine" (CADE) may be issued at a faster rate.

Tax Refund Calculator
The tax refund calculator is a helpful tool which allows individuals and business owners to estimate a tax refund or taxes owed. The tax calculator asks simple questions about lifestyle, income, and exemptions. As data is entered the calculator will display refund expected or tax owed. Before the taxpayer begins it would be wise to have the necessary documents available. Any W-2 forms, Social Security number, filing status, itemized deductions, mortgage interest, and income from capital gains or other sources.

American Recovery Act, Credits, Deductions
Many Americans will notice how the Make Work Pay Tax Credit adds up to the benefit of more take-home pay in each check. Adjust the proper amount of withholding to make sure enough taxes are withheld from each check or else taxes will be owed at the end of the year. The tax withholding calculator can aide the taxpayer with this tax estimate.

The First Time Home Buyer Credit has been extended and expanded for more Americans to benefit from this opportunity. Homebuyers who purchased in 2009 can get a credit of up to $8,000 with no payback requirement. Taxpayers who buy certain new vehicles in 2009 can deduct the state and local sales taxes paid or other taxes and fees paid in states with no sales tax. There are many more new credits and deductions to take advantage of. Don't miss deductions due to lack of knowledge.

Tax Refund Estimator Tool For Online Tax Preparation
Calculate a refund or tax due with the free tax calculator. The online tax preparation software can find over 350 deductions for individuals or business owners. Don't miss out on the new tax credits or deductions. New tax laws may have many new benefits which were unavailable in previous years. Business owners will want to take advantage of the new expanded business expense amount which is about to be lowered.

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