Feds Announce Charges In IRS Phone ScamAuthorities say victims in the U.S. have lost a combined $300 million in this type of scam. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Parthenon Facing About $475,000 In Federal, State Tax ClaimsLess than a month before the Parthenon abruptly ended its 48-year run in Chicago’s Greektown, the Internal Revenue Service alleged the restaurant owed nearly $230,000 in federal taxes, according to public records.
How To Find The Right Tax Professional For All Your Tax NeedsWhen it comes time to choose a tax professional, there are many things that a tax payer needs to understand. Here are some basic questions to ask and details to learn before hiring someone to take care of your income tax preparation needs.
What Are The "Dirty Dozen" Tax Scams & How Can You Avoid Them?Here are the latest 12 common tax scams that the IRS is warning you about this year.
Extra Days To File: Tax Day 2016 Is Not April 15thTax Day 2016 is not on April 15 as usual. Instead, it has been moved to April 17 because of Washington D.C.'s Emancipation Day. Here is a look at why Tax Day is on April 15 to begin with, what Emancipation Day is, and when Tax Day can be moved to a later date.
IRS Scam Targeting Orland Park Residents: PoliceSomeone claiming to be from the IRS, in many cases with a foreign accent, calls the victim and tells them they need to send money for a “delinquent tax bill” using pre-paid GreenDot debit cards, MoneyGram or other forms of payment, according to a statement from Orland Park police.
New IRS Strategy May Make It Harder To Distinguish Tax Collectors From Scammers Today you can start filing your taxes and that means scammers are firing up their phones.
2 Investigators: Identity Thieves Stealing Billions With Fraudulent Tax ReturnsThe CBS 2 Investigators found efforts are being made, but much more needs to be done.
Tax Tips: What You Need to Know About Write Offs And DonationsKnowing what you can legitimately deduct off your taxes and what receipts you didn’t need to hold on to after all, can help both you and your accountant avoid a lot of headaches.
Small Business Tax Tips: Are You Filing The Correct Forms?It’s easy to make a mistake on your taxes, especially if you are a new business owner or running a small business. Before you file, dot your i’s and cross your t’s by making sure to use the correct tax forms.
2 Investigators: Sophisticated, Fast-Growing Phone Scams Costing Victims MillionsThousands of people have lost millions dollars on the newest telemarketing scams that prey on some of our worst fears. Law enforcement officials describe them as ruthless and relentless.
Big Changes Make Filing Taxes More ComplicatedThe IRS is open for business as tax season officially began Tuesday. That means you can begin filing your electronic or paper returns.