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  2. IRS tax forms - Wikipedia

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    As of the 2018 tax year, Form 1040, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, is the only form used for personal (individual) federal income tax returns filed with the IRS. In prior years, it had been one of three forms (1040 [the "Long Form"], 1040A [the "Short Form"] and 1040EZ - see below for explanations of each) used for such returns.

  3. Earned income tax credit - Wikipedia

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    Graph, 2020 Tax Credit for case of one qualifying child. With one child and parent filing singly or as head of household, as of 2020: For income between $10,540 and $19,330, the tax credit is a constant "plateau" at $3,584. For income over $41,765, the tax credit is zero. This is represented by the lightest blue, solid line:

  4. Income tax in the United States - Wikipedia

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    Effective federal tax rates and average incomes for 2010; Quintile Average income before taxes Effective individual income tax rate Effective payroll tax rate Combined effective income and payroll tax rate Total effective federal tax rate (includes corporate income and excise taxes) Lowest $24,100: −9.2%: 8.4%: −0.8%: 1.5% Second $44,200 ...

  5. IRS Criminal Investigation - Wikipedia

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    Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) is the United States federal law enforcement agency responsible for investigating potential criminal violations of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code and related financial crimes, such as money laundering, currency violations, tax-related identity theft fraud, and terrorist financing that adversely affect tax administration.

  6. Roth IRA - Wikipedia

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    A Roth IRA is an individual retirement account (IRA) under United States law that is generally not taxed upon distribution, provided certain conditions are met. The principal difference between Roth IRAs and most other tax-advantaged retirement plans is that rather than granting a tax reduction for contributions to the retirement plan, qualified withdrawals from the Roth IRA plan are tax-free ...

  7. Tax - Wikipedia

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    A poll tax, also called a per capita tax, or capitation tax, is a tax that levies a set amount per individual. It is an example of the concept of fixed tax. One of the earliest taxes mentioned in the Bible of a half-shekel per annum from each adult Jew (Ex. 30:11–16) was a form of the poll tax. Poll taxes are administratively cheap because ...

  8. 529 plan - Wikipedia

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    A 529 plan is a tax-advantaged investment vehicle in the United States designed to encourage saving for the future higher education expenses of a designated beneficiary. In 2017, K–12 public, private, and religious school tuition were included as qualified expenses for 529 plans along with post-secondary education costs after passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

  9. Insurance - Wikipedia

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    Mortgage insurance is a form of credit insurance, although the name "credit insurance" more often is used to refer to policies that cover other kinds of debt. Many credit cards offer payment protection plans which are a form of credit insurance. Trade credit insurance is business insurance over the accounts receivable of the insured. The policy ...