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IRS Unveils Top Tax Scams For 2020

(CNN) - Calling it their "dirty dozen" list, the IRS released what it considers to be the top tax scams of 2020. The federal agency says the list focuses on scams that target taxpayers and emphasizes aggressive and evolving…

IRS Canceling Stimulus Checks Sent To Dead People

(CNN) - If you received a COVID stimulus check for someone who died; don't worry about returning it. The Internal Revenue Service is now saying those checks have been canceled. The tax agency previously requested family members return them.…

Income Taxes Due This Week

(CNN) - If you haven't filed your federal taxes yet, you still have two days. This year's federal income tax deadline is Wednesday, July 15th. It was of course postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. If you are filing,…

IRS Not Extending Tax Deadline, Returns Due July 15

(CNN) - The Internal Revenue Service is not extending the tax deadline. The 2019 tax filing and payment deadline is coming up on July 15th. It was postponed by April 15th because of the coronavirus pandemic. For people who…

IRS Watchdog: High-Income Filers Skipping Taxes

(CNN) - A government watchdog says the IRS failed to go after hundreds of thousands of high-income individuals who didn't pay their taxes. That's according to Bloomberg news, citing a report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.…

IRS Requesting Thousands Of Workers Return To Work

(CNN) - The Internal Revenue Service is asking thousands of employees to voluntarily return to work. The IRS says it needs more workers on-site to perform what it calls essential functions, including opening mail and processing paper returns. It's…

Government Releases Picture Of Stimulus Check With Trump Name

(CNN) - We're getting a look at what the paper economic stimulus checks, with president Trump's name on them may look like. The prototype is included in a U.S. Secret Service news release warning people about potential scams related…

IRS Deposits First Stimulus Checks

(CNN) - You might want to check your bank account for some extra money. The Internal Revenue Service says it made an initial wave of stimulus payments Saturday. The IRS says direct-deposits will continue over the next several days.…

Report: Tax-Filing Deadline Could Be Extended

(CNN) - The U.S. Treasury is considering pushing back the tax deadline as coronavirus continues to spread. The New York Times is reporting the Treasury and White House have been discussing extending tax season beyond April 15th. This comes…

Better Business Bureau Warns Against IRS Scams

The Better Business Bureau receives many calls every year inquiring about the “IRS” calling and leaving a voice mail threatening legal action if the consumer does not respond immediately. Please know that this…