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2006-04-06 18:02:45

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Growth in electronic filing of U.S. income tax returns has slowed due to new income restrictions for federally sanctioned free tax preparation and filing services, federal officials said on Thursday. Through March 31, the Internal Revenue Service received 53.8 million electronically filed income tax returns for 2005, up about 3.3 percent from the same time last year. However, the previous year's total at the same point was up 7.3 percent from 2004, when the...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin