Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Last-Minute Filers help from IRS and You tube | April 18th Deadline for 1040 filers

IRS YouTube Videos Provide Information to Last-Minute Filers 

Washington –– As the April 18 tax return filing deadline nears, taxpayers can find a wealth of tax-related information on the IRS YouTube channel. The channel, which debuted in August 2009, features numerous IRS experts answering common and not-so-common tax questions.

The IRS YouTube channel is home to hundreds of videos on subjects ranging from how to choose a tax preparer to filing your taxes for free to checking on your refund.

Videos are posted in English, Spanish and American Sign Language.

To date, there have been more than 1.7 million views. The IRS YouTube video channel is the fifth most viewed out of more than 125 U.S. government YouTube channels.

Taxpayers can even subscribe to the channel to receive notice of new video offerings. In fact, the IRS will soon be featuring summertime video tax tips. Topics include the tax implications of summer day camps and summer jobs.

Hot Topics for the Final Week of Filing Season

The following videos include information last-minute filers will find useful:

• Last-Minute Tax Tips English

• File Your Taxes for Free English Spanish  ASL

• Owe Taxes But Can't Pay? English Spanish  ASL

• Where's My Refund? English Spanish ASL

• How to Check Your Refund on IRS2Go Phone App English ASL

Source : IRS