January 26, 1995
WASHINGTON - Taxbreak '95, IRS' perennial, timely, and
informative one-hour television program for individual income tax
filers, will air on public television channels on Sunday, February 5
at 3:00 p.m. (ET)
The show will highlight the earned income tax credit and the
option to receive it in advance through paychecks, new tax law
changes, casualty loss deductions and independent contractors.
Nationally known television weatherman Willard Scott will host
the program. Scott will talk with Anna Banks with the National
Association of Tax Practitioners, James Forrester with the National
Association of Enrolled Agents and Barbara Kerr with the IRS in
Milwaukee about filing options and IRS assistance.
Several segments in the program profile an extended family that
includes two parents who both work, a teenager who will be filing
for the first time, a part-time nanny and a senior citizen. Their
individual tax filing situations are analyzed by the experts, who
advise viewers of the best way to file returns.
With toll-free telephone assistance available by calling
1-800-829-1040, IRS tax experts will stand by to answer questions
phoned in by the home audience, both during the program and for
one hour afterward.
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