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Helpful Tips On How To Spend, Or Save, Your Hard-Earned Tax Return

Hopefully you are one of the millions of Americans who will see a little extra green in your pockets from a tax refund. But what should you do with your new found cash?

04/15/2015

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CBS2 Exclusive: Crooks Using Stolen Social Security Numbers In Tax Fraud Scam

A new warning has been issued about crooks who are filing fake returns and stealing refunds.

04/13/2015

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Scammers Stealing Tax Refunds Using Lifted Social Security Numbers

The victims said they don’t know exactly how their Social Security numbers were stolen or how much in refund money the scammers got from them.

04/12/2015

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Taxpayers Face Long Lines At IRS Offices As Deadline Looms

With less than a week left to file taxes, many taxpayers are facing long lines at their local IRS offices.

04/09/2015

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Tax Tips: What You Need to Know About Write Offs And Donations

Knowing 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.

04/07/2015

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Small Business Tax Tips: Are You Filing The Correct Forms?

It’s easy to make a mistake on your taxes, especially if you are a new business owner or running a small business. Before you file, dot your i’s and cross your t’s by making sure to use the correct tax forms.

03/15/2015

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Seen At 11: Tips On How To Avoid Auditing By The IRS

There are few things more stressful than filing your taxes, but CBS2 has the five red flags the Internal Revenue Service looks for before they come knocking on your door so you can hopefully avoid an audit.

03/13/2015

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Fake IRS Agents Target More Than 366,000 Nationwide In Phone Scam

Fake IRS agents have targeted more than 366,000 people with harassing phone calls demanding payments and threatening jail as part of a huge nationwide tax scam that has cost taxpayers $15.5 million.

03/12/2015

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

Morris County Prosecutors Warn Of IRS Phone Scam

Prosecutors said an East Hanover resident received a call from someone claiming to be with the IRS.

02/22/2015

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Darryl Strawberry’s Contract Fetches $1.3M At Tax Auction

The deferred compensation agreement included in Darryl Strawberry’s 1985-90 contact with the New York Mets has been auctioned for $1.3 million by the Internal Revenue Service.

01/21/2015

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IRS To Auction Darryl Strawberry’s Deferred Compensation Agreement

The IRS said in a statement Monday the agreement is worth about $1,279,000. The minimum bid is $550,000 in the auction, which is scheduled for Jan. 20 at the IRS office in Fairview Heights, Illinois.

12/22/2014

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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

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

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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