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Tax Rackets – Common Scams Against Honest Taxpayers

Tax day is fast approaching. Review some of the more common tax scams, so that you can avoid them.

03/31/2012

Crane operators and fire investigators work at the burned home of Joseph Stack on February 19, 2010 in Austin. The day prior Joseph Stack set fire to his house before crashing his plane into an IRS office building in North Austin. (credit: Ben Sklar /Getty Images)

Texan Among Winners Of Carnegie Medals For Heroism

A Texas man who saved six people after a tax protester crashed a small plane into a building housing government offices is among 21 winners of Carnegie medals for heroism.

03/21/2012

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Financial Expert Talks eBay, Gas Prices, Cars

Financial expert Jim Lacamp talks about taxes due for eBay sellers, the impacts of rising gas prices and what to consider when buying a car.

02/27/2012

The top of a Form 1040 individual income tax return is seen atop a stack of papers. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Refunds Of Some Early Tax Filers Delayed

If you wanted to be ‘ahead of the game’ and have already filed your tax return you may have to wait a week longer to get your refund.

01/31/2012

The top of a Form 1040 individual income tax return is seen atop a stack of papers. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Taxpayers Can Use IRS Free File Program At No Charge

The government’s Free File tax return program is now open. Free File allows people, within a certain tax bracket, to have their federal tax return prepared for free.

01/17/2012

The top of a Form 1040 individual income tax return is seen atop a stack of papers. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

5 Tips For Keeping Your Tax Info Safe & Secure

Tax time is fast approaching. That also means it’s time to ensure that you’re ready for the security risks that accompany tax season.

01/13/2012

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IRS Says Audit Rates Have Grown For The Wealthy

If you earn less than $200,000 a year, there’s a strong chance you don’t have to worry about an Internal Revenue Service audit. But if you make more than $1 million annually, the odds have been rising that you’ll be hearing from the tax man.

01/06/2012

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FBI Search Warrants Look At Commissioner Price’s Personal Finances

As FBI and IRS agents investigate Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price, legal experts say it always comes down to following the money. FBI agents are looking for any evidence of theft or bribery, money laundering, fraud, and tax evasion.

07/13/2011

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IRS Increases Gas Mileage Deduction In Midyear

The Internal Revenue Service is increasing the tax deduction motorists can take for using private vehicles for business, a rare midyear move sparked by high gas prices.

06/23/2011

A man protesting the IRS crashed his small plane into the side of an Austin building on February 18, 2010. (credit: AP Photo)

Repairs Continue 1 Year After Austin Plane Crash

A building where a tax protester killed himself by flying his small plane into the structure continues to be repaired a year later.

02/18/2011

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IRS Seeks Texans Due $12 Million In Undelivered Refund Checks

The Internal Revenue Service is looking to return $12 million to Texans in undelivered refund checks.

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IRS Cutting Costs by Eliminating Mailings

The IRS plans to save themselves almost $10 million next year by discontinuing sending out tax return forms and information by mail.

09/28/2010

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