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Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner exercises her Fifth Amendment right not to speak about the IRS targeting investigation before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee during a hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building March 5, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Republicans Blast IRS Over Lost Emails Allegedly Targeting Tea Party, Others

Contentious hearings on lost Internal Revenue Service emails got back underway in Washington on Tuesday. There was plenty of heated back and forth.

06/24/2014

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NYC Post Office Open Until Midnight For Last-Minute Tax Filers

Super procrastinators can even get the coveted April 15 postmark after midnight as long as they’re in line before the witching hour.

04/15/2014

Randy Jones of the Village People speaks at a news conference April 14, 2014, in Manhattan. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Gay Couples Celebrate Joint Filings On Eve Of Tax Deadline

When the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act last summer, it paved the way for gay couples to filed their taxes as married.

04/14/2014

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Seen At 11: Scammers Look To Take Advantage Of Taxpayers By Posing As IRS Agents

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.

01/24/2014

Gov. Cuomo Delivers State of State Address Jan 9, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo Warns Of Tax Collection Scam

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.

11/24/2013

Fort Greene homeowner Judith O'Csay. (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Woman Fights To Keep Fort Greene Brownstone

The Internal Revenue Service is threatening to take her home, claiming Judith O’Csay owes $250,000 in back taxes.

11/13/2013

Internal Revenue Service Director of Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner is sworn in before testifying to the House Oversight Committee - Washington, D.C. - May 22, 2013 (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Fact Check Friday: Is The IRS’s Lois Lerner A Liar?

“I have not done anything wrong,” she said in her opening statement before invoking her 5th Amendment right against self-incrimination.

05/24/2013

Former acting IRS chief Steven Miller testifies on Capitol Hill May 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Former IRS Acting Director Grilled During Congressional Hearing

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.

05/17/2013

President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden at the White House - May 16, 2013 (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Fact Check Friday: Scandals Hit The White House

It’s that time again, time to use a lie detector on the people running the country.

05/17/2013

President Barack Obama and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan conduct a joint press conference, during a rain shower, in the Rose Garden of the White House on May 16, 2013 in Washington. (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Says He Was Unaware Of IRS Targeting Before Scandal Broke

President Barack Obama is in damage control mode Thursday, trying to get out ahead of a trifecta of scandals dogging his administrations.

05/16/2013

Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Acting IRS Commissioner Out After ‘Rogue’ Agents’ Plot To Target Conservative Groups

Acting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Steven Miller has resigned, amid a probe into a plot by the agency to target conservative groups.

05/15/2013

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Obama Calls Targeting By IRS ‘Outrageous'; Rep. King Demands Full-Scale Probe

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.

05/13/2013

Filling Out Forms

Plenty Of Changes For Tax Filers This Year

Experts recommend using some type of guidance to navigate forms and maximize your returns.

03/18/2013

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As The Tax Man Cometh, Tips For Getting Ready

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.

03/04/2013

IRS Tax Form 1040 (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Rep. Israel Warns Of People Stealing Identities To Get Tax Refunds

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.

02/22/2013

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