January 3, 2007

Telephone Tax refund for 2006 returns

The IRS is now offering refunds for the 3% Federal Excise Tax on long-distance telephone calls that was enacted during the Spanish-American War of 1898 as a “luxury” tax on wealthy Americans who owned telephones. I posted about this here last May: Telephone Tax repealed Here is the IRS web page: Telephone Tax Refund Questions and Answers Makes it worth digging through your old bills if you made a lot of long distance calls... Posted by DaveH at January 3, 2007 9:36 AM
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