The check is in the mail - but it turns out, it's a bogus refund check. A U.S. postal worker has been accused of using his mail delivery route to steal more than $1 million in federal tax refund checks.
Is there some kind of greedy bug sweeping through the New York City mail system? Okay, probably not, but for the second time in two months a postal employee has been charged by federal prosecutors with taking part in a scheme to pad their own pockets. The most recent case involves a mail carrier who allegedly stole more than $1 … [More]
If you get an unexpected letter from the Internal Revenue Service it can be quite a shock. The only welcome news from the IRS is your tax refund check. Anything else could make your pulse race. So that's the first piece of advice: Don't...Show More Summary
Montgomery County, faced with lower-than-expected revenues and millions in tax refunds triggered by a Supreme Court decision, is preparing to cut the 2016 operating budget council members approved just five weeks ago.Read full article >>
Filing for a state income tax refund is one move same-sex couples can make, thanks to the Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges.
Question: Dear Steve, I live in France. I have lived in France for over 20 years. Last year I did my first income tax return for the United States using the amnesty program. This year I had a tax refund of $1000.94 well I have a student loan debt I knew I would not get the thousand dollars and I did not. Show More Summary
A 27 year prison sentence for tax fraud is high, reflecting increasing harshness on tax crimes, and on identity theft refund fraud in particular.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott says “no” to a tax break for big corporations. The Republican just vetoed a bill aimed at expanding a tax incentive for wind farms and petrochemical firms along the Gulf Coast. Subsidy backers claim it helps the firms generate jobs, but Abbott doesn’t think it’s worth the money. Show More Summary
It’s been a rough year for the Internal Revenue Service, what with thieves stealing information for roughly 100,000 taxpayers and a slew of fraudulent refunds filed with TurboTax that had the FBI and various states scrambling to investigate. Show More Summary
Colorado voters will face two options this November: either allow the state government to keep revenue from recreational marijuana, or reclaim the tax dollars via several types of tax refunds. The Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR), a well-known...Show More Summary
What are the chances of the government recovering any of the fraudulent refunds? WQAD reports on an Iowan who jumped on […]
Group in line for cash refund of up to $130m after ATO rules acquisitions were tax deductible.
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Illegal immigrants covered by President Obama's executive action can claim three years of tax refunds even if they didn't report and pay taxes.
Welcome to the Estados Unidos de América de inmigrante ilegals, folks. The rumor has now been confirmed that under Obama’s rules illegals can get a “tax refund” of up to
EXECUTIVE AMNESTY WITH BENEFITS: The IRS has confirmed to Congress that individuals granted amnesty by President Obama’s unilateral lawmaking ”executive action” will indeed qualify for a refund of back taxes, even if they never filed a tax return: IRS lawyers have ruled that once illegal immigrants get numbers, they can go back and re-file for up to […]
It seems only fair. In a policy change, the IRS will enable identity theft victims to see copies of fraudulent returns […]
Getty Images The best part about saving money and being financially secure isn't all the things you can afford to buy; it's the peace of mind and lack of financial stress. This is why wealthy people don't take tax refunds and buy new cars or TVs. Show More Summary
Owe a debt? Offset programs established by federal and state laws can result in your tax refund being seized to satisfy the debt. But what happens when that power to seize your refund goes wrong?
Just hours after being force to admit that they were hacked (by Russians apparently), an inspector general's report shows that The IRS has rather remarkably continued to pay refunds on hundreds of thousands of fraudulent tax returns in recent years, and sent dozens of checks to the same addresses, including in Eastern Europe and elsewhere. Show More Summary