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IRS Facing Tough Questions At Hearing Today/AP NewsMinute
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service is planning a robust defense at a House committee hearing today on lavish spending at employee conferences. The agency has already imposed strict regulations for future conferences. And the new acting head of the agency has placed two officials o…
Tax Overhaul: Looking To IRS Scandal For Momentum
WASHINGTON (AP) — The storm engulfing the Internal Revenue Service over the targeting of conservative political groups could provide a boost for lawmakers who want to rewrite the nation’s tax laws. Members of Congress from both political parties say the targeting provides a good exampl…
Senate Panel To Investigate IRS Targeting/AP NewsMinute
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Max Baucus says the Senate Finance Committee will investigate the IRS targeting of conservative political groups, joining a growing list of congressional panels looking into the matter. The Finance Committee would be the first in the Democratic-controlled Senate to anno…
Tax Errors To Avoid
Tax day is coming up and if you have procrastinated to this point, be sure and take the time to limit mistakes that could happen as the deadline approaches. April 15 is the deadline to file your 2012 tax return and the IRS says if you haven’t filed yet, take your time because a mistake [ …
Late Tax Filing Deadline Monday, October 15th
Many of the more than 11 million taxpayers who requested an automatic six-month extension this year have yet to pay. IRS Spokesperson, Karen Connelly says there may be as many as 22,400 Wyoming tax payers whose returns and tax payments are due on Monday. Connelly suggests before filing, to check if …
Why Is The 2012 Tax Deadline April 17th?
Taxpayers now have until Tuesday, April 17, to file their 2011 tax returns and pay any tax due because April 15 fell on a Sunday, and Emancipation Day, a holiday observed in the District of Columbia.
IRS Chief: Agency Not Targeting Tea Party Groups
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Internal Revenue Service has told Congress his agency isn’t denying tax-exempt status to tea party groups because of their political views. Several of the conservative groups have accused the agency of frustrating their attempts to become tax exempt by…
IRS Says Beware Of Bogus Refund Schemes
A tax scam by preparers who tempt tax payers to claim the American Opportunity Tax Credit when they really aren’t eligible has the IRS issuing a warning. “This is another one of the scams that we’ve seen emerge. We see scams all year long, but they do tend to peak during filing …
IRS Releases the Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2012
The Internal Revenues Service lists identity theft as number one on its annual “Dirty Dozen” ranking of tax scams. Its part of a cautionary message going out to taxpayers to be careful this tax season. Regional Spokesperson, Karen Connelly, says another big one to watch for is return p…

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