Filing a Tax Return Online

What you need to know to file your tax returns online
What you need to know to file your tax returns online

IRS e-file for the 2010 tax season will officially open for business on Jan. 14, 2011. Take note, however, that due to the last-minute tax deal in the form of the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization and Job Creation Act of 2010, tax season might start a little later for some taxpayers.

Taxpayers who intend to claim the state and local sales tax deduction, higher education tuition and fees deduction and educator expenses deduction -- and those taxpayers who itemize deductions on a federal form 1040 schedule A -- will need to wait until the IRS is ready to process those new returns; which the agency estimates will be in mid to late February.

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