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Getting more out of the new 2006 tax credit means having 41 months worth of old phone bills. What can you do if you no longer have your old phone records?
If you are an AT&T customer, AT&T is making these records available online for all customers for the period of time in question.
If you are not an AT&T customer, contact the customer service center for your carrier. Most will have these old records and will make them accessible to you for a slight fee unless you live in a state that has suspended such fees. In Ohio, you will get your records free.
Keep in mind that the difference in your tax credit may not justify the additional time, or fees associated with getting these records.