IRS watchdog says phone scam is largest ever

WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says more than 20,000 taxpayers have been targeted by fake IRS agents in the largest phone scam the agency has ever seen. The IRS inspector general says thousands of […]


Man's Instagram account proves his residence to the IRS.

‘Selfies’ to avoid IRS problem become an Instagram sensation

Andy Jarvis, an architect from Philadelphia, travels so much to New York City for work that he thought it prudent to rent an apartment near his firm’s New York City location. Sounds logical, right? It […]


The exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

IRS says worker took home personal info on 20K workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Internal Revenue Service employee took home personal information on about 20,000 IRS workers, former workers and contractors, putting the data at risk for public release, the agency said Tuesday. The employee […]


Brady W. Dougan, CEO of Swiss Bank Credit Suisse (AP Photo)

Swiss ex-banker pleads to helping US tax evaders

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former Swiss banker pleaded guilty Wednesday to his role in a fraud scheme that prosecutors say helped U.S. taxpayers hide as much as $3 billion in assets from the IRS. […]



Money 101: Fighting the IRS & Tax Mama

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: Is the IRS Hounding You? Find out how to fight back! Get The Most out […]


Penny and Phil Sound Bite

IRS Congressional hearings continue…

Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner is once again refusing to answer questions at a congressional hearing on the targeting of tea party groups. Penny and Phil spoke with Associated Press Capitol Hill Correspondent […]


Lois Lerner  (AP Photo)

Issa: Ex-IRS exec to testify on tea party scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee expects to hear firsthand from the former official at the center of what the government has acknowledged was the improper targeting of tea party groups claiming tax-exempt status. Lois […]



The quickest way to get your tax refund

CPA Greg Wind (Wind and Stern) explains the quickest way to get your tax refund and who can “e-file” for free.


Money 101: It’s tax season. Landlords & tenants – listen up!

We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: Whether you’re the one who draws up the lease, or signs on the dotted line, […]


A 2013 1040-ES IRS Estimated Tax form. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Higher-income Americans hit hardest by tax changes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Higher-income Americans and some legally married same-sex couples are likely to feel the biggest hits from tax law changes when they file their federal returns in the next few months. Taxpayers also […]





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