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TIGTA: IRS Still Has Not Taken Necessary Steps to Prevent Billion Dollar Prisoner Tax Fraud

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration today released Prisoner Tax Refund Fraud: Delays Continue in Completing Agreements to Share Information With Prisons, and Reports to Congress Are Not Timely or Complete (2014-40-091): Refund fraud associated with prisoner Social Security Numbers remains a significant problem for tax administration. The number...

Report: Prisoners get millions by claiming bogus tax refunds

Prisoners who made bogus tax refund claims were paid $70 million in 2012, the IRS inspector general revealed today. The Washington Times reports that the 2012 figure is down from the $156 million paid out in 2011, though the IRS has yet to take enough steps to combat the fraud. Show More Summary

Some of America’s Biggest Corporations Pay Their CEOs More Than They Owe in Taxes

last weekNews : Truthdig

Darren Brode / Shutterstock.com How does a company like Ford, which did $139.4 billion in business last year, qualify for a tax refund? In an effort to highlight the inequities of the corporate tax code, the Center for Effective Government...Show More Summary

What It Cost Me to Make Each Minute of My Six-Minute Film

The initial budget for our short was $3500. In January, I projected that my husband and I were due for a $3500 tax refund, and I asked him, “Hey, can I have that to make a movie?” He said “Sure!” I was sitting on a short script that felt like the best writing I’d ever […]

Personal finance tips: Dealing with delayed tax refunds, and more

Tax refunds could be delayed If you're expecting a tax refund next year, you may have to wait, said Laura Saunders at The Wall Street Journal. Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen suggested last week that next year's tax...Show More Summary

Latinos say cash goes missing in Arizona arrests

last monthNews : The Newsroom

PHOENIX (AP) — Armando Gutierrez was headed to Las Vegas with cash from his 2011 tax refund when he and his friends were pulled over by a sheriff's deputy.

Latinos say cash goes missing in Arizona arrests

PHOENIX (AP) — Armando Gutierrez was headed to Las Vegas with cash from his 2011 tax refund when he and his friends were pulled over by a sheriff's deputy.

So....We Get a Refund Now?

On one hand, this justifies Rahm closing 50 schools. On the other, shouldn't we get a property tax cut now? Chicago Public Schools’ official enrollment dipped below 400,000 for the first time in years, the district announced Tuesday,...Show More Summary

Taxpayers Freaking Out Over Hoax Claiming 2015 IRS Refunds Already Delayed

Did you catch that story making the rounds claiming that IRS has announced a delay in individual income tax refunds for 2015? It's not true. Here's what you need to know.

The Earned Income Tax Credit: Do You Qualify?

The Earned Income Tax Credit is a refundable credit that can help people raising a family on low to moderate incomes keep cash in their pockets when they file their taxes.

BUSTED! Georgia Woman Attempts to Cash Bogus $94 Million Tax Refund Check… [VIDEO]

Another day, another idiot gets busted over something stupid! A woman accused of filing a phony Georgia state tax return got the shock of her life when she tried to cash her GINORMOUS refund check! [FLASHBACK: Mugshot Mania - Man Gambles Away $1.5 Million Obtained in ATM Error... Show More Summary

Estate gets $14 million tax refund on value of art

The hubby and I enjoy fine art. Most of our vacations include trips to museums. We even own a few original works by artists other than my grandmother, although I must say her work, like the Texas bluebonnet field below, is among my favorites. Show More Summary

Tax Defund

2 months agoOdd : Snopes

Will the payment of federal tax refunds for 2014 be delayed until October 2015?

Tax Roundup, 9/30/14: IRS handling of uncollected taxes slammed. And: ISU TaxPlace goes live!

Priorities.  While allowing billions of false refunds to go to two-bit grifters via ID-theft refund fraud, the IRS also manages […]

How To Get Away With Tax Fraud

Ever tempted to cheat on your tax return? Even a little? Brigitte Jackson, of Georgia, was arrested for allegedly cheating a lot on her tax return - and claiming a massive refund. Where did she go wrong?

Ga. Woman Arrested After Claiming $94,000,000 Tax Refund

A Georgia woman filed a tax return claiming the state owed her $94 million, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Friday. Problem was, the claim was false, authorities say.

11 Movies That Change When You're an Adult

As you hit your mid-20s, there are more and more reminders that you are pretty much a full-fledged adult Sometimes these reminders are practical, predictable moments, like when you decide to spend your tax refund on bills instead ofShow More Summary

How identity theft cost Uncle Sam $5.2B in 2013

Besides costing the IRS big bucks, tax refund fraud can wreak havoc on your finances

Identity theft tax refund fraud is increasing, but ways to prevent the crime are not likely to be popular

The good news is that in 2013 the Internal Revenue Service was able to stop $24.2 billion worth of fraudulent tax refunds. The bad news is that in that same year, the IRS still paid an estimated $5.2 billion in fraudulent identity theft refunds. Show More Summary

Want Obamacare? Get Ready to Share the Details of Your Life Changes With the Feds.

2 months agoNews : Reason

Americans receiving tax credits for health care they get through he Affordable Care Act are likely to ake a hit on their tax refunds, warns USA Today. That's because they took an advance against those tax credits when hey signed up for coverage, but come tax filing time, actual numbers may not square with earlier estimates. Show More Summary

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