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Free Filing to Get Your Economic Stimulus Tax Rebate Check

Written by Nickel - 7 Comments

By now, pretty much every (and their mother!) has heard about the tax rebate stimulus checks that the Federal government will be sending out. In order to claim your rebate, all you have to you have to file an income tax return.

What about people who wouldn’t otherwise have to file a tax return?

It’s actually possible for you to qualify for the tax rebate program even if you wouldn’t otherwise be required to file a tax return. So what can you do to ensure that you get your slice of the pie? Simple. Just visit the Free File – Economic Stimulus Payment page at IRS.gov — they list numerous ways of filing a return (for free!) for the sole purpose of qualifying for the tax rebate. If you’re wondering how long it will take for your payment to arrive, look no further than the tax stimulus rebate payment schedule.

So what are you waiting for? Get to it, and then go out and start stimulating the economy…

Published on April 8th, 2008 - 7 Comments
Filed under: Taxes

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Comments (scroll down to add your own):

  1. Oh man, talk about BS – people who don’t file income taxes but get a rebate. Thats what we call an “extra government handout.” Good thing my kids and grandkids and their kids will all get to pay back this “rebate” which is actually just deficit spending 🙁

    Comment by Anonymous — Apr 8th 2008 @ 12:20 pm
  2. This entire stimulus package is nothing but a way to continue money to go out of the country. It really doesn’t benefit anyone other than sales people hawking wares from Asia or other foreign lands.

    Comment by Anonymous — Apr 8th 2008 @ 7:12 pm
  3. well Jesse,I guess i’m a freeloader then. Since i’m a disabled gulf war Marine I don’t deserve to cash this in. My bad for being a freeloader.

    Comment by Anonymous — Apr 15th 2008 @ 8:51 pm
  4. I filed for the stimulas check but they say iam not eligable. I recieve social security and retirement thats all. I make 3000 a year why am i not getting a check.,i feel like iam getting ripped off.

    Comment by Anonymous — May 12th 2008 @ 9:11 pm
  5. Will diasble veterns receisve a Stimlus rebate check?

    Comment by Anonymous — Jul 13th 2008 @ 5:05 pm
  6. To whom this may concern; I am writing to ask why it is that I never got a stimulus check from your company, for I filed my 2007 taxes in 2008 and had my dependents whom are my grandchildren, but I have full custody ( guardianship) of them. So again, I am unsure why I did not receive a check and unsure what to do to get some answers. If someone can help I would greatly appreciate it, thank you very much for your time, hope we can get some answer. Take Care!!!

    Comment by Anonymous — Nov 9th 2008 @ 6:35 pm
  7. I need to know if I’m eligible for a stimulus check and how to file for one please

    Comment by Anonymous — Feb 1st 2014 @ 4:38 pm

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