If you're among the more than 300,000 taxpayers who did, here's what you need to know about getting a refund
Pippa Browde (Montana), Many Unhappy Returns: The Need for Increased Tax Penalties for Identity Theft-Based Refund Fraud, 18 Fla. Tax Rev. ___ (2015): The growing problem of fraudulent tax returns being submitted based on stolen identities is a “tsunami of fraud,” and victims, lawmakers, and law enforcement are struggling with...
The Social Security Administration confiscated $75 million in tax refunds due to about 300,000 Americans without giving those taxpayers sufficient information to figure out why their money was being taken, according to a new report by the agency’s inspector general.Read full article >>
Zashia Santiago Pled Guilty To Stealing Patient Info For Phony Tax Refund Scam Safaree Samuels new girlfriend is a convicted felon who lost her healthcare license after admitting she stole her patients private info, BOSSIP has learned. And the beautiful
Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett proposed more than $50 million in cuts Wednesday to the 2016 budget approved just two months ago, citing lower-than-expected revenues and the cost of tax refunds triggered by a recent Supreme Court decision.Read full article >>
City Continues Coordination with DeKalb County to Advance Property Assessment Freeze Refunds for Select Homeowners Dunwoody, GA – July 8, 2015 – The City of Dunwoody and the DeKalb County Tax Commissioner’s Office examined residential...Show More Summary
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.