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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

Taxes

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

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

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2 Men On Long Island Charged In Massive Marijuana Growing, Distribution Ring

Court papers say nearly 1,700 marijuana plants worth $3.8 million were found at Edward Dispirito’s home. He and James Ford face 20 years in prison if convicted.

10/02/2013

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Poll: Americans Angry With Justice Department Snooping On The Press

Americans are very supportive of freedom of the press, but a Rasmussen poll finds they are also very worried about how it’s applied and suspicious of the Justice Department investigating reporters.

06/04/2013

Refund Money

Advocates: Frequent IRS Audits Put Adopting Families Through The Ringer

The Internal Revenue Service has delayed payouts to 90 percent of families who have applied for it, and has subjected 70 percent of those families to audits, the advocate claims.

05/30/2013

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announces charges in online money laundering scheme (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Feds Announce Takedown Of Online ‘Bank Of Choice For The Criminal Underworld’

Federal prosecutors charged seven people Tuesday with running what amounted to an online bank that handled $6 billion for drug dealers, child pornographers, identity thieves and other criminals around the globe.

05/28/2013

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

Mary J. Blige (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Report: Mary J. Blige Owes Millions In Back Taxes

The IRS said Blige, 43, has failed to pay all her income taxes over the past several years.

05/20/2013

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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What Triggers an IRS Tax Audit?

The odds of an audit can increase substantially depending on your income, types of income, deduction amount and changes you have made since filing your last tax return.

03/25/2013

Refund Money

Where’s My Refund? IRS Tool Answers That Question

The Internal Revenue Service has a message for taxpayers eager to learn the status of their tax refund: Please don’t check the IRS website every five minutes — once a day is enough.

03/18/2013

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