Internal Revenue Service
A federal judge has sentenced Illinois state Rep. LaShawn Ford to probation and a fine for shortchanging the Internal Revenue Service of $3,782.
It’s one of the largest scams of its kind and victims are on the hook for more than a million dollars as con-artists pose as Internal Revenue Service agents.
No arrests were made at the site of the raid, and no charges have been filed in the case.
Experts recommend using some type of guidance to navigate forms and maximize your returns.
The IRS expects 75 percent of all 2012 returns will get a refund, so if you haven’t started preparing your taxes yet, do it.
The Internal Revenue service has launched a nationwide attack on the problem of identity theft and false filing of tax returns.
Taxpayers can go online to check to see if the IRS owes them cash.
Illinois residents who changed addresses this year may want to check with the Internal Revenue Service, because the agency might have a check waiting.