Top Democrat formally requests 6 years of Trump's tax returns The Democratic chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee sent a formal request to the IRS requesting six years of returns CBS News - Published on April 3, 2019
U.S. House committee seeks Trump tax returns from IRS U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal has asked the Internal Revenue Service to provide six years of President Donald Trump's personal and business tax returns. Reuters - Published on April 3, 2019
How large is the average federal tax refund in each state? Check this list Delaware had the highest average federal tax refund, and Montana had the lowest, according 24/7 Wall Street's analysis of the 2917 IRS Data Book.
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Where does the IRS audit the most? Poor, rural counties Taxpayers in poor U.S. counties are more likely to get audited by the agency than people in rich areas CBS News - Published on April 2, 2019 How to pay your tax bill and options if you don't have the money, or need an extension If you owe the IRS money this tax season, you several ways to pay your tax bill, both now and later. Here's what to know.
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Owe the IRS? It could cost you your house Economist Stephen Moore is fighting a $75,000 debt to the IRS. He's one of many reluctant payers tax collectors deal with every year. CBS News - Published on March 29, 2019
Trump's Federal Reserve pick Stephen Moore owes $75,000 to the IRS Donald Trump's pick for the Fed's seven-member board owes the money after wrongly claiming a deduction CBS News - Published on March 28, 2019
Scams, phishing calls from IRS running rampant this tax season. How to avoid them Tax scams and phishing operations are getting more sophisticated than ever. By faking ads, websites and caller IDs, scammers will gladly prey on you.
USATODAY.com - Published on March 28, 2019 How March Madness brackets began The NCAA bracket is a March Madness tradition nearly as popular as the college basketball tournament itself. This year, some 70 million bracket-makers are competing for cash prizes and office bragging.. CBS News - Published on March 24, 2019
IRS again lowers penalty threshold for underpaying taxes after outcry The measure comes amid taxpayer concerns about misjudging payments following the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act CBS News - Published on March 22, 2019
March Madness: The origin of NCAA brackets This year some 70 million bracket-makers are competing for cash prizes and office bragging rights; it's a tradition that started at a bar in Staten Island, N.Y., drawing attention from mobs of fans –.. CBS News - Published on March 22, 2019
Lottery jackpot winners face heavy tax burden If you win the lotto, you may give some of your enormous loot to close family and friends but you’ll also have to fork some over to the IRS. Buzz60's Mercer Morrison has the story
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The IRS says it has $1.4 billion in unclaimed money Every year, people who have overpaid taxes don't file a return—and the agency says time is running out to claim it CBS News - Published on March 19, 2019 7 red flags that could trigger an IRS audit of your taxes If you get too generous with your calculations, you may need to back up your tax return. Here's what could trigger an IRS audit.
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Tax refund fraud: IRS crackdown ensnares legitimate taxpayers While the IRS efforts to reduce tax refund fraud have been successful, legitimate taxpayers have been caught up in the process, delaying refunds.
USATODAY.com - Published on March 16, 2019 Appeals court restores 'parsonage allowance' to save religious leaders millions on taxes A federal appeals court on Friday restored an IRS rule that exempts housing allowances from religious leaders' taxable income.
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IRS analyst pleads not guilty to leaking Cohen's bank information John Fry allegedly accessed a Treasury Department database last May and disclosed information about Cohen's transactions to Michael Avenatti and a reporter CBS News - Published on March 13, 2019 How to get the best out of this tax season Tax season is upon us and if you're looking for the best ways to spend your refund, pay back the IRS, or what to do if you're audited we have some tips. Certified public accountant and author of the.. CBS News - Published on March 8, 2019
Fear an IRS audit? Don't -- the odds are with you Hobbled by funding cuts, the agency has sharply reduced the number of audits it conducts -- especially of the rich CBS News - Published on March 8, 2019 Beware of these common tax scams The IRS is warning taxpayers about the top 12 tax scams it calls the "dirty dozen." The agency is announcing one fraud each day. The IRS is revealing its latest scam on the list: dishonest tax.. CBS News - Published on March 7, 2019
How long should it take to get my tax refund this year? In general, the IRS expects most tax refunds to be issued in less than 21 days. Here’s how to find out the status of your tax refund.
USATODAY.com - Published on March 6, 2019 Corruption Charges Against Aaron Schock, Former Congressman, Will Be Dropped Mr. Schock, once seen as a rising Republican star, had faced felony corruption charges. Under the agreement, he must repay his campaign committees and the I.R.S. NYTimes.com - Published on March 6, 2019
Democrats' anti-Trump tax cut talking point just collapsed — tax refunds are up this year Tax refunds are not actually a useful metric for evaluating tax burden. But Democrats used preliminary IRS data to mislead about Trump's tax cut law.
USATODAY.com - Published on March 1, 2019 Tax refunds are larger by an average of $40 after fourth week of filing season The average tax refund issued so far increased to $3,143, up 1.3 percent from $3,103 at the same time last year, according to IRS figures.
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How to protect your tax refund from scammers, identify risks Tax scams continue to find new ways to rip off your tax refund. The IRS is helping fight back back with new ID options you can use to combat fraud.
USATODAY.com - Published on February 28, 2019 When can you expect your tax refund? Four weeks into tax season, the IRS is out with new data on this year’s tax filings. The average refund so far is $2,640. That's down more than $500 from this time last year. CBS News business.. CBS News - Published on February 26, 2019
The average tax refund is down more than $500 this year Refunds are 16 percent lower over the first three weeks of tax season compared with 2018, the latest IRS data show CBS News - Published on February 25, 2019 Surprise $8,000 tax bill brings woman to tears Many Americans are getting an unwelcome surprise from the IRS. They are learning their tax refund is not as much as they expected, or they are receiving a big tax bill. The average refund compared to.. CBS News - Published on February 21, 2019
How to tell if you're winning or losing under new tax law Sure, a smaller IRS refund check can be depressing, but it doesn't always mean you're getting stiffed CBS News - Published on February 20, 2019 Lower tax refunds show how the Republican tax cut is keeping money in your hands all year The size of your tax refund has nothing to do with your overall tax bill. It merely reflects what you overpaid the IRS in your paychecks last year.
USATODAY.com - Published on February 20, 2019
Sen. Lankford, Rep. Scalise: Repeal Johnson Amendment to give non-profits a voice Let each organization determine what it will and will not say about candidates, but let’s not use the power of the IRS to silence that speech.
USATODAY.com - Published on February 15, 2019 Government shutdown stymied frozen tax refunds, tied up IRS phone lines, report shows The longest-ever federal shutdown created an even more difficult environment at the understaffed and underfunded IRS, report shows.
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What's behind lower tax refunds? Millions of Americans could receive smaller checks after filing their 2018 tax returns. The average refund is down more than 8 percent compared to the same time last year, according to the IRS. CBS.. CBS News - Published on February 12, 2019 Why you may get a smaller tax refund this year Americans are starting to see the full effects of the government's tax overhaul. The IRS finds the average refund is down almost eight percent so far this year. Jill Schlesinger explains. CBS News - Published on February 12, 2019
Where's my tax refund? The IRS has a tracker for that Now you can easily find out when your check will arrive, but you'll also have to allow yourself to be tracked CBS News - Published on February 11, 2019 What will your tax refund be? So far, they're smaller by an average of $170 The average tax refund issued so far declined to $1,865, down 8.4 percent from $2,035 at the same time last year, according to IRS statistics.
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IRS was 1.2M refunds behind the day tax season opened Back in November, the IRS came up with an internal schedule for processing tax refunds—then the shutdown happened CBS News - Published on February 4, 2019 How to get your tax refund as quickly as possible The IRS started accepting tax returns this week -- here are some tips for collecting your dough CBS News - Published on January 31, 2019
As federal employees return to work, IRS needs time to run smoothly again Yahoo Finance senior reporter Jeanie Ahn breaks down what effects the government shutdown is still having on the IRS and your tax return as filing season gets into full swing. CBS News - Published on January 30, 2019 Will your tax refund be delayed by shutdown? Now that Internal Revenue Service has reopened its doors, taxpayers seeking refunds are urged to file returns ASAP CBS News - Published on January 29, 2019
As tax season begins, here's how behind the IRS is In a "massive catch-up," the agency must deal with millions of pieces of mail -- and a looming 3-week deadline CBS News - Published on January 28, 2019 IRS returns to work with 5 million pieces of unopened mail waiting It could take the IRS at least a year to get back to normal, now that parts of the government is reopen CBS News - Published on January 28, 2019
Government reopens as agencies like IRS could take at least a year to return to normal Parts of the government that were shut for 35 days are now open again, but President Trump says he doubts the uncertainty is over. In a weekend interview, the president said the chances of.. CBS News - Published on January 28, 2019 Most recalled IRS workers not showing up to work The IRS recalled 26,000 workers without pay to process tax refunds, but many haven't shown up this week CBS News - Published on January 25, 2019
IRS workers may not show up during tax season Tax-filing season officially begins next Monday. The Trump administration ordered thousands of furloughed IRS workers to go back to work to process returns. But as Dean Reynolds explains, many may not.. CBS News - Published on January 23, 2019 Furloughed IRS employees defy order to go back to work without pay Shannon Ellis was ordered back to work, but said she can't afford to do so CBS News - Published on January 23, 2019 Your tax refund won't be delayed by short-staffed IRS if you do these two things Tax refunds probably won't be delayed even if the Internal Revenue Service is short-staffed due to the government shutdown as long as you do this.
USATODAY.com - Published on January 23, 2019