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Police In Connecticut: Phone Scammers Posing As IRS Agents, Demanding Back Taxes

One recent victim received a phone call from someone claiming to be an IRS agent who said the man’s family owed $61,000 in back taxes but that the IRS would settle for $3,200, police said.

10/06/2014

Scam callers are claiming to be from the IRS and threatening to have people arrested if they don't pay up. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nassau Officials Urge Vigilance In Response To IRS Phone Scam

Nassau County Police said several residents have received phone calls from persons claiming to be from the IRS who say they or a family member owe money for unpaid taxes.

10/01/2014

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Seen At 11: Scammers Pose As IRS, Threaten Arrest If You Don’t Fork Over Money

Authorities say a scam that tricks people into turning over huge amounts of cash to con artists is growing—and so far, the crooks are getting away with it.

09/19/2014

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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Expert: There Are Options If You Can’t Pay Your Taxes On Time

Just four days remained as of Friday until the deadline for Americans to file their taxes. But even if you can’t pay your taxes, there are options that could save you time and money.

04/11/2014

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What Procrastinators Need To Know About Filing Their Taxes

According to the IRS, 20 to 25 percent of Americans wait until the last two weeks before the deadline to file their taxes. If tax time snuck up on you this year, here are a few tips to help you file.

04/07/2014

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Rep. Maloney Pushes Bill That Would Send IRS Against Human Traffickers

A human trafficking survivor joined U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) Saturday to advocate for a bill that would send the IRS after pimps and traffickers for tax evasion, and provide aid and protection to survivors.

03/22/2014

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Advice For Successfully Getting A Small Business Loan

Even during challenging times, a small business with a sound strategy can obtain a loan.

03/17/2014

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Buyer’s Guide: What To Look For In A New Digital Camera

When it comes to cameras, there is a wide array from which to choose. Consider these factors before making your next camera purchase.

03/17/2014

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Tax Advice: Common Small Business Tax Filing Mistakes

Small businesses can innocently make tax mistakes that wind up racking up steep penalties. Consider these common mistakes before filing your taxes.

03/10/2014

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Newlywed? Whether To File Separately Or Jointly

Newlyweds are often confused about the best type of filing for their particular situation as well as the legalities involved. If you want to enjoy the lowest tax rate possible, you’ll need to do your homework, starting with these considerations.

03/03/2014

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Should You E-File Or See A Tax Specialist For Your Returns?

When it comes to figuring your taxes, should you rely on software or turn to a pro?

03/03/2014

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Tax Tips For Retirees

With careful planning, you may find yourself paying the IRS much less than you have in years past.

03/03/2014

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Police: Phony IRS Scammer Targeting Residents In Fairfield, N.J.

Police in Fairfield, N.J., warned the public Saturday to watch out for an IRS telephone scam that has targeted two residents in the past week.

03/01/2014

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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

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