The IRS is warning the public about a phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country. Callers claiming to be from the IRS tell intended victims they owe taxes and must pay using a pre-paid debit card or wire transfer. The scammers threaten those who refuse to pay with arrest, deportation or loss of a business or driver’s license. [Read More...]
Want to calculate your refund estimate on the go? Look no further. TaxSlayer.com has released the iPhone and Android compatible apps for the 2013 Refund Calculator. Answer a few simple questions on your mobile phone and your estimate will be ready in no time! [Read More...]
This October we have a checklist of things you should consider doing in the name of breast cancer awareness and your taxes. Check It Out! [Read More...]
3. October 2013 09:20
Author: Michelle Caruthers
Due to the current lapse in appropriations, IRS operations are limited. However, the underlying tax law remains in effect, and all taxpayers should continue to meet their tax obligations as normal.
Individuals and businesses should keep filing their tax returns and making deposits with the IRS, as they are required to do so by law. The IRS will accept and process all tax returns with payments, but will be unable to issue refunds during this time. Taxpayers are urged to file electronically, because most of these returns will be processed automatically. [Read More...]
Scammers – they’re sneaky, malicious and unfortunately very busy. While most people try to enjoy a little down time during the summer, scammers are out there looking for ways to separate you from your money. Here is a list of three types of scams to be aware of this summer (and all year round). With a little preparation and knowledge you can help build a wall between you and the scammers. [Read More...]