Four Tips to Help Taxpayers Avoid Errors On the Recovery Rebate Credit
Most taxpayers who received the economic stimulus payment last year will not be able to claim the Recovery Rebate Credit on their 2008 federal income tax returns. A small number of taxpayers who did not receive the full economic stimulus payment last year may be eligible to claim the Recovery Rebate Credit on their 2008 federal income tax return. Figuring the Recovery Rebate Credit incorrectly or entering inaccurate information will delay the processing of your tax return and any refund due.
Below are the four things every taxpayer should know about this one-time credit, which is related to last year’s Economic Stimulus Payment:........
Internal Revenue Service