Part Of The IRS Online Payment System Is DownThe Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday experienced multiple outages on its website just hours ahead of the midnight deadline to file income tax returns.
Companies Offering Tax Day Deals To Take The Filing Sting AwayPreparing your tax returns may not be the most enjoyable effort -- and that has companies trying to ease your pain with some Tax Day deals.
Feds Seize Backpage.com, WebsitesA notice that appeared Friday afternoon at Backpage.com says the websites are being seized as part of an enforcement action by the FBI, U.S. Postal Inspection Service and the Internal Revenue Service.
6 Tips For When An IRS Letter Lands In Your MailboxAn IRS letter doesn't necessarily carry bad news -- and if it does, ignoring it isn't going to make the situation any better.
IRS Warns That Tax Preparer And Refund Scam Is Getting WorseA tax scam aimed at stealing consumer refunds has ballooned, with the IRS reporting that the number of potential victims has soared to several thousand in just a few days.
IRS Warns Tax Preparers About New Refund ScamThe IRS is sounding an alarm about a new tax scam aimed at stealing taxpayer refunds by using data compromised in tax preparers' offices.
Equifax Signed Contract With IRS In SeptemberThe no-bid contract is for Equifax to provide the IRS with taxpayer and personal identity verification services.
Procrastinating? Here's A Last-Minute Tax Return ChecklistThis year’s April 18 deadline to file your 2016 federal tax returns is coming up fast. If you’ve waited until now to work on your taxes, you’re probably scrambling to finish. Check this list to ensure you don’t make some common mistakes.
Judge Denies Mistrial In John Wiley Price Corruption Case, Scolds ProsecutorsA federal judge refused to declare a mistrial in the John Wiley Price bribery case, but ordered the recall of two star FBI witnesses because of prosecutors' mistakes.
3 Kinds Of Tax Credits You Could Qualify ForIf you’ve ever had to write a check to Uncle Sam in April, you’ve likely become a fan of finding ways to cut your tax bill -- and that may have you wondering whether you qualify for any tax credits.
FBI Investigator: Feds Were "Jumping The Gun" To Indict John Wiley PriceThe defense scored points today in getting an FBI financial investigator to admit the feds, in the past, were "jumping the gun" in deciding to indict Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price and his friend.
Ready To File: A Taxpayer's Guide To Tax-Prep FeesAbout 50 percent of all tax filers pay a pro to prepare and file their tax returns. Even IRS Commissioner John Koskinen is in that boat. But how do you know how much should it cost?