Category Archives: IRS

FTC Stops India-Based IRS and other Scams

FTC Settlement Puts a Stop to Money Mule Who Profited from India-Based IRS and Other Scams Reprint from FTC Email Subscription and Website A Florida man charged with helping telemarketers in India defraud cash-strapped American consumers will be banned from … Continue reading

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Alert to taxpayers – IRS warns of fake emails purporting to contain an IRS tax bill related to the Affordable Care Act

Issue Number: IR-2016-123 Inside This Issue IRS and Security Summit Partners Warn of Fake Tax Bill Emails WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service and its Security Summit partners today issued an alert to taxpayers and tax professionals to be on … Continue reading

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IRS Spent $10.71 Million on Guns and Ammo

What?  Why?  Now… wait a minute, why??? The Internal Revenue Service spent $10.71 million on guns, ammunition and other military-style equipment from fiscal year 2006 to FY 2014, according to a new report. Source: IRS Spent $10.71 Million on Guns … Continue reading

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It is time to start planning for next year’s taxes.

You can also get Tax Tips on IRS.gov or IRS2Go, the IRS mobile app. Continue reading

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Types of Income the IRS Can’t Touch

That’s right, 17. Uncle Sam can’t get his hands on your money if it’s in one of these very specific income categories. Source: Types of Income the IRS Can’t Touch

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Why is Tax Day April 18, 2016 for 2015 tax year?

…due to the Washington D.C. Emancipation Day holiday being observed on April 15 instead of April 16, 2016, Tax Day is on the following Monday. Continue reading

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Time slipping by? How to File an Extension of Time to File Your Tax Return.

Extension to File Your Tax Return Do you need more time to prepare your tax return? Federal – If you are unable to file your federal income tax return by the due date, you may be able to get an … Continue reading

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Owe Back Taxes? Lose Your Passport

The roughly 8 million Americans who live abroad automatically get a couple additional months each year to file their taxes. Don t expect them to be grateful. Source: Owe Back Taxes? Lose Your Passport

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Where’s my Refund?

Taxpayers who have not yet received their refunds can use “Where’s My Refund? on IRS.gov or on the smartphone application IRS2Go to find out about the status of their income tax refunds. Continue reading

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IRS Has Refunds Totaling $950 Million for People Who Have Not Filed a 2012 Federal Income Tax Return

IRS Issue Number:    IR-2016-38 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service announced today that Federal income tax refunds totaling $950 million may be waiting for an estimated one million taxpayers who did not file a federal income tax return for 2012. To … Continue reading

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