Website of the Week: Tax Time!

 It's got answers to just about any question you might have about taxes.
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OK, no one loves the IRS--but if you've ever used any government service, or if you live anywhere that's been protected by the U.S. military or law enforcement, you've benefited from their work.

With 2009 taxes due in about a month, now's past time to start answering any questions you might have. And it turns out, there's not much better place to go than the most obvious--the IRS Website.

No, there's no video--at least none that jumps out at you. No video welcome message from the commissioner. But face it, when you need to know how to take the depreciation on a rental property you co-owned with your cousin and his wife (during their divorce), you need some facts in black-and-white, not a cheerful marketing video.

And that's what's on the IRS site--answers to just about any question you might have about taxes. If it's not here, you need a professional.

There are all the forms you'd ever need, information on eFile and more.

So, for commendable outreach to citizens (and for funding that portion of the government that isn't fueled by borrowing), is the Government Video Website of the Week!

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