Thursday, January 20, 2011

IRS and Telemundo Host Tax Information Program in Spanish

In their newest press release, the IRS announced they are going to team up with national TV network Telemundo for a special one-hour tax program for Spanish-speaking taxpayers set to air on Sunday, January 30. Be sure to check your local listings for exact times.

    “Los Impuestos y Usted” will help viewers determine whether they qualify for many tax benefits, including the Earned Income Tax Credit or EITC. Workers who earned $48,362 or less from wages, self-employment or farming last year could receive larger refunds if they qualify to receive EITC.

    IRS estimates four of five eligible taxpayers claimed their EITC last year, obtaining an average $2,200 from the credit. To qualify, taxpayers must meet certain criteria and file a tax return, even if they do not have a filing requirement.

    Among other topics, the program features Free File, a program that allows individuals to file their taxes online at no cost, how to get free tax help at local community centers and other services available at

    Mónica Noguera, host for many of Telemundo’s specials, will present the IRS program, which features in-studio interviews with IRS tax experts. IRS tax experts will also be available during the airing of the program to answer questions.

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