The IRS, Federal Trade Commission and Social Security Administration are taking steps to protect consumers from identity theft.
Sorry, Ben Franklin, but there’s a new adage about taxes: The only constants in life are taxes and tax scams.
Everyone agrees the IRS needs to stop tax refund fraud. But the Taxpayer Advocate says the system is producing too many false positives, delaying legitimate refunds.
Ready, set, file your taxes beginning Jan. 19. Or if you use Free File, you can use that online option starting Jan. 15.
The new legislation that Congress pushed through includes at least 5 provisions that help retirees and those planning for retirement.
If you need a tax transcript to apply for college financial aid, plan ahead. The Get Transcript hack has slowed access to taxpayer data.
A new law requiring the IRS to use private bill collectors to bring in overdue tax bills could make it easier for tax scammers.
Teresa and Joe Giudice, from the “Real Housewives of New Jersey” reality show, are facing an IRS lien on their mansion.
Taxpayers whose personal information was used by criminals to file fraudulent tax returns now can get copies of the fake 1040s from the IRS.
The lower IRS audit rate seems like good news. However, Uncle Sam is losing money on tax cheaters.