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How To: Get Ready for a Disclosure Hearing in Maine

A disclosure hearing can happen once a creditor has a judgment against you for money you owe. Sometimes the creditor must take you to court to find out what property and income you have. This is called a disclosure hearing. This guide will walk you through what to expect at a disclosure hearing, and what you will need to know to go in prepared....
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Do you owe $500 or more to your electric company?

If you're more than $500 in debt on your electric bill, this program may be able to help you. You pay just your current monthly electric bill, each month and on time. For each month that you pay your current bill, your electric utility company will wipe out 1/12 of what you owe them on your back bill. Learn about how to enroll!
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Will Getting A Big Tax Refund Make Me Lose My Benefits?

This year, you won’t have to worry about losing your benefits if you get a big tax refund. Starting in 2011, any tax refunds you get will not affect most public benefits, or how much you get! Under the law passed in December 2010:
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Debt Collection in the Maine Courts

If you owe someone money, they can try to collect it from you by taking you to court. This guide will help you understand the court process and the rights you have. You are the debtor. The person who you owe money to is the creditor.
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IRS Tax Topics

Tax Topics for 2017-2018 We have selected a few of the most relevant topics from the IRS Tax Tips free email service. 
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Tax Tips

Lots of money flows at tax time. And everyone wants a piece of it. Be smart and keep all of your refund. Here are our simple tips for holding onto your hard-earned money.
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Earned Income Credit

Does the Government Owe You Money? What is the EIC? Can I Claim the EIC? How Much is the Credit?
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Conseils pour la Saison des Impôts - (Tax Season Tips - French)

Beaucoup d’argent circule au moment des impôts. Et tout le monde en veut. Soyez intelligent et gardez tout votre remboursement d'impôt. Voici nos conseils simples pour conserver votre argent durement gagné et vos crédits d'impôt.
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(Tax Season Tips - Arabic) نصائح موسم الضرائب

تتدفق الكثير من الاموال في موعد الضرائب. و كل فرد يريد ان ينتهز الفرصه و يأخذ قطعه لنفسه. كن فطن و احتفظ بكل أموالك التي ستعود اليك من مصلحه الضرائب.
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The Tax Consequences of Divorce or Separation

Divorce or separation can mean big changes on your taxes. Spousal support, also called alimony, and a name change are just a few things you may need to consider. Here are some tax tips to keep in mind if you are recently divorced or separated.

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