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By contributing to the Texa$aver 401(k) or 457 Plans you may be eligible for a credit on your income taxes. Federal tax law offers some people who contribute to a retirement plan a tax credit. Their credit reduces the amount of federal income tax you may have to pay when you file your taxes.
You are eligible if you are a:
Depending on your income and filing status, your tax credit could be 10% to 50% of your contributions to the Texa$aver 401(k) and or 457 Plans. The maximum credit is $1,000. If you qualify for the tax credit, you will need to fill out IRS Form 8880. You or your tax preparer can find this form online at:
With less money owed to the government, you might be able to enroll in the Texa$aver 401(k) or 457 Plans or increase your contributions. To learn more about the tax credit, talk with your tax advisor or request a Texa$aver Education Counselor to visit your workplace by calling (800) 634-5091.
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Waste, fraud and abuse of state resources costs all taxpayers millions of dollars each year.
The Office of the Inspector General is dedicated to detecting, investigating and prosecuting reports of waste, fraud and abuse of state resources within all divisions of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
If you have any information regarding waste, fraud or abuse of state benefits, equipment, personnel or funds, please contact the Office of the Inspector General, Crime Stoppers or the State Auditor's Office toll-free.
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