Thursday, March 12, 2009
Alan Ray: Mark Twain knew the truth and wasn't afraid to speak it when he said, "The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin. "
Counting today, there are 35 days 'til tax day. So, let's talk taxes. We start off today's show by talking about what you should know before filing your 2008 tax return. We discuss the most common tax-related questions this year, and give you information about where you can find free assistance with your returns. We're joined on These Days by representatives from the IRS and the California Franchise Tax Board.
- Raphael Tulino, IRS spokesperson for Southern California and Nevada.
- Brenda Voet, spokesperson for the California Franchise Tax Board.