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3 On Your Side: Thieves Steal I.R.S. Tax Info & Claim $50 Million In Bogus Refunds

The Internal Revenue Service is launching a criminal investigation after revealing that information on more than 100,000 tax payers was accessed by thieves online.

05/27/2015

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Ex-NFL Star Plaxico Burress Accused Of Failing To Pay Tax

Former NFL star Plaxico Burress has been indicted on criminal charges related to a New Jersey tax payment.

04/30/2015

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Philadelphia Councilman Proposes Fee On Disposable Shopping Bags

Councilman Mark Squilla is proposing a bill that would charge shoppers five cents every time they use a disposable bag.

04/24/2015

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3 Mistakes To Avoid On Your 2014 Tax Return

If you haven’t already begun, now’s the time to prepare for filing your 2014 tax returns.

03/02/2015

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Blog: Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs Offer Online Tax Help On Tuesdays

By Jim Donovan: During the month of February, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) is offering “Tax Chat Tuesdays,” a free online instant messaging chat staffed by its CPA members to provide general […]

02/16/2015

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Turbo Tax Resumes Filing State Returns After Initial Fraud Concerns

By Jim Donovan: Turbo Tax has resumed e-filing of state income tax returns. The resumption comes after the company temporarily paused transmissions upon seeing an increase in suspicious filings and attempts by criminals to use […]

02/06/2015

There's been un-taxed Marcellus Shale drilling in Pennsylvania for the last few years, but now some state officials want to change that. Pennsylvania State Senator Art Haywood at podium. (credit: Justin Udo/KYW)

Some Pa. State Officials Push To Tax Marcellus Shale Drilling In Effort To Raise Money For Public Schools

Pennsylvania State Senator Vincent Hughes and a number of his colleagues want to put an eight percent tax on Marcellus Shale extraction in the commonwealth.

02/05/2015

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Blog: Philly Revenue Department Extends Hours For Tax Season

By Jim Donovan: Starting February 2, 2015, the Philadelphia Department of Revenue is extending its business hours to include evenings and weekends. Extended telephone and office hours will be Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. […]

02/03/2015

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Last Day To Fill Up Your Car Before Gas Tax Increase

Prices in Pennsylvania are expected to go up on New Year’s Day when the state’s gas tax increases.

12/31/2014

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‘The Situation’ To Appear In Court On Tax Charges

A former cast member of MTV’s reality show “Jersey Shore” is due back in court to face federal tax charges.

10/23/2014

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Delaware Attorney General Warns Of 2 Phone Scams

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden is alerting consumers about two unrelated telephone scams that have targeted consumers in the state.

10/03/2014

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Corbett, Wolf Joust Over Taxes, Finances In Debate

Corbett cast himself as the candidate who will resist increasing government spending and repeatedly questioned where Wolf would find the money to raise the state’s share of public school spending to 50 percent, plus meet other priorities. For his part, Wolf sought to frame Corbett as failing to capably steer the state’s economy and government finances, while he cut critical funding for public schools.

09/23/2014

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Don’t Fall Victim To IRS Tax Scam Call

By Jim Donovan: The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today warned consumers about a scam in which New Jerseyans received phone calls from con artists claiming to be representatives of the U.S. Internal Revenue […]

03/20/2014

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IRS Issues Warning About Tax Scam

If you get a call claiming to be from the IRS saying you owe more tax money which you need to send immediately or face arrest, the IRS says don’t fall for it.

04/24/2013

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