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Scammers are calling people, posing as IRS agents and claiming they are under investigation, trying to scare them into sending money either by pre-paid debit card or wire transfer.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the scammers claim they are from the IRS or the state tax department and threaten people with fines, deportation or arrest if they fail to pay up.
The Internal Revenue Service is threatening to take her home, claiming Judith O’Csay owes $250,000 in back taxes.
“I have not done anything wrong,” she said in her opening statement before invoking her 5th Amendment right against self-incrimination.
Before the House Ways and Means Committee began its hearing, they made the former acting Internal Revenue Service chief Steven Miller take an oath to swear to tell the truth.
It’s that time again, time to use a lie detector on the people running the country.
President Barack Obama is in damage control mode Thursday, trying to get out ahead of a trifecta of scandals dogging his administrations.
Acting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Steven Miller has resigned, amid a probe into a plot by the agency to target conservative groups.
A federal agency is under fire from politicians on both sides of the aisle. President Barack Obama says he will not tolerate the Internal Revenue Service being used for political purposes.
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.
You have probably heard about people stealing identities to open credit cards and purchase cars. But there a growing problem – people getting tax refunds after stealing someone’s identity.
Federal authorities say a crew of Internet bandits devised an international scheme to hijack more than 4 million computers worldwide to generate at least $14 million in fraudulent profits.
Prosecutors said the men and several co-conspirators used personal information of hundreds of identity theft victims to create false income tax returns and generate refund checks. The checks were deposited into two dozen bank accounts the conspirators controlled.
Connecticut officials say hundreds of people have defrauded the state by collecting $2.5 million in unemployment benefits they do not deserve.