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The Greener Way to File Your Taxes

Did you know that the IRS processes over 2 billion sheets of paper a year? File online-you'll save paper, postage and time! Some computer filing software is free, and it guides you through the process (it's like having a virtual accountant), plus you should get your return a lot faster than if you file with paper.

- Try IRS E-file.

- Turbo Tax is easy and they has a free version if your personal situation isn't very complex.

- Check here to see if your state taxes can be filed online.

- If you saved energy at home or got a fuel-efficient car, you could be eligible for a tax credit. Find out at the Tax Incentives Assistance Project.