Internal Revenue Service
Want to file your federal tax return right away so you can get a quick turnaround on that refund check? Sorry, the IRS says.
If you’re hoping to get a tax deduction on your 2013 income taxes, today is the last day to make that donation.
By Jim Donovan: The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the IRS are modifying the longstanding “use-or-lose” rule for health flexible spending arrangements (FSAs). To make health FSAs more consumer-friendly and provide added flexibility, employers […]
Federal prosecutors in New Jersey have charged two people in Delaware with operating a phony tax return business aimed at prison inmates, with the US Treasury the victim.
By Jim Donovan: Late spring and early summer are popular times for weddings. Whatever the season, a change in your marital status can affect your taxes. Here are several tips from the IRS for […]
By Jim Donovan: The deadline to file your federal taxes is soon approaching. If you’ve experienced a loss as a result of Hurricane Sandy, here are a few things to keep in mind as you […]
Keith Fogg, who served more than 30 years in the office of the IRS’ chief counsel, says word that the government has placed liens against the transfer of properties to a family member and a female companion is a bit surprising only in how long it took.
By Jim Donovan: The Internal Revenue Service today issued its annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams, reminding taxpayers to use caution during tax season to protect themselves against a wide range of schemes ranging […]
Experts recommend using some type of guidance to navigate forms and maximize your returns.
By Jim Donovan: If you received unemployment benefits this year, you must report the payments on your federal income tax return. Here are four tips from the IRS about unemployment benefits. 1. You must include […]
The IRS expects 75 percent of all 2012 returns will get a refund, so if you haven’t started preparing your taxes yet, do it.
By Jim Donovan: The Free File Alliance, a nonprofit coalition of industry-leading tax software companies is partnering with the Internal Revenue Service, to launch the 2013 Free File program. Since its inception in 2003, Free File […]
Shawn Sisco, 48, was indicted by a grand jury on 31 counts of fraud and related charges for allegedly preparing tax returns with inflated deductions.
Tax season is now officially underway and whether you’re filing your returns online or through the mail, the Internal Revenue Service says there are things to consider when hiring someone to prepare that return for you.
The Campaign for Working Families in Philadelphia says now is the time to get ready.