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Thursday, April 9, 2009 Page 3 The Adams County Record Tax tips for i czte filer,.: IRS The deadline for filing your federal tax return is two weeks away. If you haven&apos;t filed your tax, return yet, you're not alone. During the last two weeks of the tax fil- ing season. [RS expects Idaho taxpayers to file about 200.000 federal tax returns and an esti- mated 48.000 extension requests. Here are some tips to avoid the stress at the eleventh hour and help beat the crush of the April 15th deadline. Prepare Now Make sure you have all the doc- Uments you need to file rotor tax return. Gather .together your Forms W- 2 earnings statements) and 1099 (interest/divi- dend statements). If you own a home. you will need Form i098 to get thel amount of mortgage interest and real estate taxs you paid. If you itemize, make sure you have the receipts for all your deductions such as charitable donations and medical expenses. You wilL also need a Social So:urity number (SSN) for yourself, spouse and anr dependents listed .on thi return. If you don't e-f le. check all math and da.a entries including SSNs to ensure they an , correct and legible. Intccurate or missing information could delay yo' ir refund. ]'fie Electronically Ev en If You Owe---There's no need to hold on to yo r return because you o e money. You can file ekctronically now and se your automatic pay- m,'nt for April 15th. You cap e-file through a tax preparer, personal com- puter and tax prepara- idoa software or using th IRS Free File pro- gram. The [RS Free File program offers free tax return preparation and free e-filing to individuals with an AGI of $56,000 or less through a part- nership with software companies. To Free File, go to the IRS Web site at www.irs.gov <http:// www.irs.gov/> click on Free File and select a software company that meets your needs. Rememger, you must access all Free File soft- ware companies through the IRS Web site. Electronic filing has many benefits. E-filing offers faster refunds. more accurate returns, paperless filing, and con- firmation within 48 hours that IRS has accepted your tax return. File for an Extension-- Need more time to file your 2008 tax return? Request an extension and get an additional six months--until October 15th--to file your tax return. To get an exten- sion. you must file Form 4868. Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return. with the IRS. It can be mailed to the IRS or e-filed. All exten- sion requests must be filed no later than April 15. 2009. Form 4868 is available on the IRS Web site at www.irs.gov File Your Tax Return Timely Even If You Can't Pay--Even if you can't pay the taxes you owe, you should file your return timely to avoid the late filing penalty. The late filing penalty (at five percent per month) is 10 times greater than the late payment pen- alty. Paying as much as you can with your return will help reduce inter- est and penalty charges. You can then request to pay the remaining bal- ance In monthly install- ments by submitting Form 9465, Installment Agreement Request, with your return or when you get a notice from the IRS. Also, you have the option of using the IRS online installment agree- ment program available on the IRS Web site at IRS.gov. List the amount you propose to pay each month. The IRS will let you know ff the request was accepted. There is a one-time 8105 fee for entering into an install- ment agreement. The fee is $52 when payments are deducted directly from your bank account. Check to See If You Qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)--You may be eli- gible to get money back from the IRS. If you worked during 2008 and your income was under 841,646, you might qualify for the EITC. This valuable credit could mean up to $4,824 in extra cash for eligible individuals and families. Last year Idaho taxpay- ers claimed more than $203 million in EITC with an average EITC amount of $1,887. EITC amounts are determined by income and family size. Don't Miss Out on Unclaimed Refunds-- More than 5,300 Idaho taxpayers who haven't filed a tax return for 2005 are missing out on more than $4.1 million in unclaimed refunds. To collect these refunds, 2005 tax returns must be filed with the IRS no later than April 15, 2009. Half of these unclaimed refunds would be for more than 8464. Introducing Jayden , 00Lucer... i;: ayden: Taylor SliKer IJynn wait 'to see her; m her Grandma but she chose the per- fect day! Born on April 6 at 1:04 am, she weighed in at 8 lbs 10 1/2 oz. in Alaska, you can tell from the hat, that Aunt Heather is making sure that Jayden knows her roots! 22 inches long is just perfect. Jayden is the q. new daughter of Ed and Heidi , Sliker and will make her arnval! home in Wasilla, AK. Grandparents are Roy and Lynn Leatherman of Mesa, ID, Mark and Julie Sliker of Alaska and Max and Audrey Kerr of Ely, NV. Although born 1st Lutheran of Council Easter Services At St Judes' HWy 95 Sunday, April12 Specials:00p service Communion Refreshments after Services The Hughes family would like to welcome Benjamin Lee Hughes. He was 8 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 21 inches. Grandparents are Bob and Chris Patrick, of Council; and Peter Hughes of Council, and Denise Kinzer of Kooskia, Idaho. Burial Services - Cremation Se-ioes . Pre41an Olom - Monuments 221 E. Cout Weiser, ID 83672 (208) 41ae1234 . Sehwar,. Constructmn Troy Schwartz 208-253-4210 • Excavating • Road Building • Snow Removal • Rock Products • Utilities 2331 Old Hornet Rd Council, ID 83612 Ontario Dental Arts " Kevin Tatlock, Denturist • Custom made dentures are done on "site or in our laboratory *Free consultation with licensed professional Come in and talk to Kevin about these common worries: FIT• APPEARANCE •COST We have fees for all budgets Most dental insurance accepted caU for an appointment Dentures starting at $495.00 COHHLINITY CH(J00CH 00E00VIC00S SCHEDULE St, Jude's Catholic Church • Council 1st& 3rd Sunday of the Month - 3:30 pm • Friday Mass - noon, Church ofe Nazarene • Pastor: Robert Barkley 741-1875 * 102 S. Exeter • 253-4576 Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. • Children's Church 11:00 a.m. • Sunday Fellowship 12:00 p.m. Sun. Care Group • Tue. Ladies Prayer Meeting • Wed. Ladies Bible Study • Thurs. Care Group Indbn VaBey CommuniP/Church • Pastor: Isaac Ward • 257-3812 Sunday School 10:00 a.m. * Worship Service 11:15 a.m. • Wed. Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Bishop: Jason Hanson * 253-4330 • S Fairfield, Council Morning Worship 9:30 a.m. CouncU Bible Church • 253-6923 • 190 4th Ave. Intrum Pastor Roger Hayden • Worship Services at 6:30 p.m. 1 st Lutheran Church of Council Communion 2nd & 4th Sundays • Information: 253-4486 Worship Service 5:00 p.m. Sunday, St Judes' on Hwy 95 • Bible Study Wednesday 7:00 p.m. Council Community Church • 253-6461 • 105 California Ave., Council Co-Pastors: Wayne Freedman &Les Sheneberger • Morning Worship 10:00 a.m Wed. 6 p.m. Family Night: Free Dinner • Kid's Club • Financial Peace • Bible Study New Meadows United Methodist Church * 347-2427 • 210 N. Heighho Pastor Letha Essinger • www.gbgm-umc.org/newmeadows tkdult Class 9:00 a.m. • Morning Worship 10:30 a.m • Children's Church held during worship i Council VaneyAembly of God • 253-6430 • Pastor: Geoff Cole Sunday School 9:45 a.m. • Morning Worship i0:45 a.m. Power & Light Company 7:00 p.m. • Fri - Bible Stud,/7:00 p.m. - Pastor Geoff's House Obituary Charh00y Stovner Charles Albert Stovner, born July 3, 1955 in Bellingham, Washington, the son of Fred Stovner and Eva North. went to be with the Lord on April 1. 2009. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Danna, his sons Carl 23, and Luke 20, his mother Eva North,. sis- ters Heidi Kruse and family and Tammany Whitlock and family. A Celebration of Life was held on April 8 at 3:30 P.M. at the Council High School Gymnasium with a dinner following in the cafeteria. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations be made in Charley's name to RBCI Death Notice Lillial t Hali Lillian Hall. 90, of Cambridge, died April 5. 2009 at Weiser Memorial Hospital. Rosary was held Wednesday April 8 at Holy Rosary Catholic Rodeo Bible Camps of Idaho. Donations may be sent to Cliff Schinn 3239 Hwy 71 Cambridge, ID g3610 or to any US Bank for deposit into an account listed as: Charley Stovner Memorial Scholarship Fund. , With any questions, call US Bank Council Branch at 208-253- 4245. Condolences may be sent to the family at www. lienkaemper-thom- ason.com. Churcla in Cambridge. Home. Weiser, was which was followed by in charge of services. Funeral Mass with Condolences may be sent graveside at Cambridge to the family at www. Cemetery. lienkaemper-thomason, Thomason Funeral com. ..ID'!:JLI I Home Equity Line of Credit. We're open for business and ready to lend. With no closing costs and no points, you can make your money work even harder. 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