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 15Tax 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.
No Checks In The Mail: IRS Will No Longer Accept Checks For $100 MillionThe IRS says check-processing equipment at the nation's Federal Reserve banks can't handle checks that big.
IRS Getting Pressured To Crack Down On Televangelists Following John Oliver's SegmentThe IRS is getting pressured to begin cracking down on televangelists following a John Oliver segment on HBO’s “Last Week Tonight.”
Tax Info Stolen From 100,000 in IRS BreachThe IRS says thieves used an online service provided by the agency to gain access to information from more than 100,000 taxpayers.
D.C. Holiday Pushes Tax Deadline Back to April 18 Next YearMark your calendars: Next year, Tax Day falls on April 18.
Report: IRS Issued $5.6 Billion In Bogus Education Tax CreditsThe IRS issued $5.6 billion in potentially bogus education tax credits in a single year — more than a quarter of all education credits claimed by taxpayers, a government watchdog said Tuesday.
Report: IRS Hung Up Phones On More Than 8 Million TaxpayersThe IRS' overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million taxpayers this filing season as the agency cut millions of dollars from taxpayer services.
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.
House Panel Passes Bill Banning IRS From Using Private EmailIRS workers would be prohibited from using private email to conduct official business under a bipartisan bill passed Wednesday by the House Ways and Means Committee.
IRS: Federal Workers Owe More Than $3.5 Billion In Unpaid TaxesFederal workers and retirees owed more than $3.5 billion in unpaid taxes last year, a $200 million increase over the previous year, the IRS said Tuesday.