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I got a call from Washington DC about a tax free grant in the amount of 14,566 they td me it is not taxable.
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Tax Professional: emc011075, Tax adviser replied 1 year ago
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Hi, Leesa. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to help you.

Are you a student? Have you applied for any grants? Education or research grants can be nontaxable but they just don't call you out of the blue. You have to apply for them.

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Tax Professional: emc011075, Tax adviser replied 1 year ago

Here's a warning from US department Health and human services about potential Grant scams: http://www.hhs.gov/grants/grants/avoid-grant-scams/index.html

If you didn't apply for it and somebody just call you to offer a you one, asking for bank or credit card info for whatever reason, it's most likely a scam.

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I see you read my respond. Do you have any questions? Is there anything else I can help you with today?

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