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March 17, 2009
categorized as: Midwest Disaster Relief   |   Comments: 0 comments
Questions have been posed regarding why specific counties are included/excluded from the Midwest Disaster Relief legislation. Specifically, Kelly wants to know why Lake County, Indiana is not included. The answer lies with our elected representatives in Washington. I'm sure these wise folks had good reason and information when deciding what counties to include or exclude. Senators Evan Bayh and Richard Lugar should be able to address the Lake County, Indiana question.
February 14, 2009
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The Midwest Disaster Relief legislation doubles the tax credit for students attending eligible institutions in the Midwestern disaster area. In addition to the tuition and fees, qualified expenses also include room, board, and books. Try our free credit calculator!