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IRS expects 2.7 million TN returns this year

NASHVILLE, TN. (AP) - The Internal Revenue Service expects 2.7 million tax returns to be filed this year in Tennessee, up slightly from a year ago.

According to the latest figures available, 1.62 million Tennesseans received refunds for calendar year 2008; 400,000 owed money.

Last year 74% of Tennesseans e-filed, many of them from a home computer. The IRS says home computer filing has been rising 15 to 20% per year.

There is some good news for taxpayers: Tennessee's sales tax deduction had expired but was reinstated for 2010.

The deduction is claimed on Schedule A, and that form may not be available until Feb. 14 because of the time needed for the agency to make the adjustment.

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