Lawmakers of both parties have been talking about restructuring the refundable tax credits, such as the earned income tax credit and the child tax credit,...
Tax refund season is well underway, and if you’re one of the lucky ones, you will have received a sizeable tax refund that you can put towards whatever takes your fancy. If you’re not so lucky, you may be wondering why you ended up with a much smaller amount than usual. Show More Summary
Identification and travel documents, including passports, driving licenses, and boarding passes, of recent visitors to Mexico have been exposed by a security lapse.
All U.S. workers know, simply from looking at their pay stubs, that our tax system is pay-as-you-earn. Our taxes come out of our paychecks as withholding, both for federal income taxes, as well as to cover future Social Security and Medicare benefits. Show More Summary
A Texas woman must serve 10 years in a U.S. prison for her conviction in a $1.2 million stolen identities scam to get tax refunds to buy and ship hundreds … Click to Continue »
Thousands of Louisiana taxpayers have weeks to claim their state income tax refunds, or they'll be turned over to the state treasurer's office as unclaimed property. The Louisiana Department of … Click to Continue »
Those following the “tampon tax” cases seeking refunds for sales tax paid on menstrual hygiene products may be interested in this story of a suit brought against Walgreens for a refund of tax on non-sugary drinks: A Schaumburg man is … Continue reading ?
A northwest Arkansas city is planning to refund about $242,000 to property owners after officials decided not to appeal a judge's decision that barred the city from collecting money from … Click to Continue »
Vermont tax officials say they have about 9,000 outstanding refund requests to fill months after the tax filing deadline. Deputy Tax Commissioner Gregg Mousley tells the Rutland Herald (http://bit.ly/2hFJ7Nb ) … Click to Continue »
An oil company that the state owes about $75 million in refundable tax credits to is preparing to pause drilling off the shore of Alaska. Alaska Journal of Commerce reports … Click to Continue »
IF IT IS, THEN I WANT A REFUND FOR THE OBAMA ERA: NY Times: Is It O.K. To Protest Trump By Withholding Taxes?
First five months of 2017 see nearly 50 percent drop in fraud reports VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Aug. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Liberty Tax, Inc. (NASDAQ:TAX) Tax refund identity theft dropped nearly 50 percent in the first five months of 2017, according to new numbers released by the IRS. Show More Summary
The Russian known as WME has links to computer hacking, ransomware scams, identity theft, tax refund fraud schemes, corrupt politicians, and drug trafficking around the world.
Alfred Hitchcock nailed it in his 1955 cat burglar-turned-romance starring Grace Kelly and Gary Grant. The pair teamed up, with Grant's character using his expertise as a former jewel thief, to catch a new criminal in the wealthy playground of Monte Carlo, Monaco. Show More Summary
Identity theft refund frauds against businesses, partnerships and trusts are rising even as similar scams against average taxpayers decline
The IRS says it is seeing a big drop in the number of tax refunds being stolen by identity thieves after the agency teamed up with tax preparers to fight … Click to Continue »
"This bill is a simple fix to allow same-sex couples to claim the tax refunds they earned but were denied because of who they love."
Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Richard Neal have proposed letting married same-sex couples file amended returns back to the year of their marriage.
Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: A new bill led by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) in the U.S. Senate would make gay couples potentially eligible for a refund on their back taxes if they married more than three years before the U.S. Show More Summary
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is the lead sponsor of a bill that would give married gay couples a refund on back taxes if they were married three years before SCOTUS struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Writes Chris Johnson...Show More Summary