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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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Exemptions to the Affordable Care Act Shared Responsibility Payment

If you did not have healthcare coverage then you could face a tax penalty under the Affordable Care Act, known as the "Shared Responsibility Payment."  But this is not true for everyone, especially low-income households.
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Health Care Tax Tips

Do you get a health care tax subsidy for health insurance you bought through the "federal marketplace." Learn about your duty to report certain financial changes.
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Repaying Federal Student Loans

The world of student loans is becoming more complicated. So here is a brief overview of the basic lingo of student loans and repayment options.

Low Income Taxpayer Clinic

We help people who run up against tax problems with the IRS. Our services are free.
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Free and Low Cost Phone Services

*The purpose of this page is to inform you of the options available. PTLA does not endorse or critique any of these services.  You may want to check with reliable consumer sites before signing on with a wireless company. 

Income Guidelines for the Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic

Yearly income guidelines for PTLA's Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.
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Heating Assistance News

LIHEAP funding continues to be lower than in previous years. This will mean that more households will be turning to local heating assistance programs after their LIHEAP money runs out.  Here is a summary of the programs we know about - followed by information about how to access local programs.  
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Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic (Russian)

The Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (LITC) is a project of Pine Tree Legal Assistance. The Clinic helps clients deal with questions and problems with the Internal Revenue Service. Our services are free.

Low Income Taxpayer Clinic (Chinese)

勁松低收入納稅人服務處 勁松法律援助新成立的低收入納稅人服務處可以回答並幫助您處理與國稅局有關的問題 

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