IRS Uses YouTube To Spread Tax Rebate News

04/03/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Erin Kutz USA Today

The IRS is taking a cue from aspiring comedians and Barack Obama aficionados this week, making use of YouTube to get its message out.

The agency produced four 30-second public service announcements that tell viewers how to claim their tax rebates from the economic stimulus plan.

The rebates range from $300 to $600 for individuals and $600 to $1,200 for married couples filing jointly. Each YouTube video features an IRS employee standing in front of an American flag. The videos were put on the website starting on Friday, through the American Payroll Association's YouTube channel.

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