Story Pitch: 2007 Called - It Might Have Some Money of Yours

Nearly 1.1 million people who didn't file a federal tax return in 2007 may have a piece of the $1.1 billion in unclaimed tax return money waiting for them. The IRS says that Pennsylvania has more than 34,000 individuals who didn't file and could be eligible for a return. The estimated potential refund amount? $686. The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) can answer questions to help your audience claim what is theirs -

 How should a 2007 return be filed?
 When is the return due?
 Does the EITC credit apply?
 What if returns weren't filed in past years?

A local CPA can help your audience claim their 2007 refund with advice on how to file and credits that shouldn't be missed. To set up an interview, contact Kathleen Miller at 215-972-6188 or kmiller@picpa.org or Jacqueline Barnard at 267-675-6255 or jbarnard@picpa.org.