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Old 02-17-2009, 03:14 PM   #21
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Maybe they could issue it in the form of a debit card that can't be used for cash. It's only good for purchases.
Or every person in America could get a $50 gift card for Bed, Bath, and Beyond.
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Old 02-17-2009, 03:26 PM   #22
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Or every person in America could get a $50 gift card for Bed, Bath, and Beyond.
Linens 'n Things would be more appropriate, actually...
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Stimulus!! I for one need a detailed description of each and every stimulus. Example: Up to $15000 tax credit for "first time home buyers". What is a first time home buyer? Not exactly what it says. According to MONEY magazine, it's anyone that has not owned a home in the last three years. My divorcesd son, who is in the market for a home, has rented for the last five years. Apparently he would fall into that category and be elegible for the tax credit. Any ideas out there about this??
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Stimulus!! I for one need a detailed description of each and every stimulus. Example: Up to $15000 tax credit for "first time home buyers". What is a first time home buyer? Not exactly what it says. According to MONEY magazine, it's anyone that has not owned a home in the last three years. My divorcesd son, who is in the market for a home, has rented for the last five years. Apparently he would fall into that category and be elegible for the tax credit. Any ideas out there about this??

Here are some answers on the Stimulus
Economic Stimulus 2009 - H&R Block Digits
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Stimulus!! I for one need a detailed description of each and every stimulus. Example: Up to $15000 tax credit for "first time home buyers". What is a first time home buyer? Not exactly what it says. According to MONEY magazine, it's anyone that has not owned a home in the last three years. My divorcesd son, who is in the market for a home, has rented for the last five years. Apparently he would fall into that category and be elegible for the tax credit. Any ideas out there about this??
In this context "first time home buyer" is one that has not owned a home for 3 years - and the credit is now $8,000 in the final bill. Seems like your Son would qualify.
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