Internal Revenue Service

(Source: CBS4)

Identity Theft Exploding Across South Florida

The acting head of the IRS announced a massive national crackdown is underway to prevent billions of dollars in taxpayer refunds from being stolen nationwide.

CBS4–02/07/2013

Casey Anthony

Casey Anthony Files For Bankruptcy

After being acquitted of killing her 2-year-old daughter Caylee in 2011, Casey Anthony is fighting legal issues again.

01/27/2013

RHOM star Alexia Echevarria and her husband Herman are in the sights of the IRS (via Facebook)

“Real Housewives Of Miami” Star In Hot Water With IRS

Alexia Echevarria – one of the stars of The Real Housewives of Miami – and her politically-connected lobbyist husband Herman are in the IRS’ crosshairs.

CBS4–12/22/2012

Money (Source: MyTV33)

Tax Refund Fraud Victims Getting Left Behind

Tax refund fraud has kept federal prosecutors in South Florida busy as the crime continues to grow in popularity. Just this year, two former NFL players pleaded guilty to taking part in tax refund fraud. For the victims of the fraud, the prevailing message from the government has been, be patient.

CBS4–10/17/2012

37th Miccosukee Indian Arts Festival

IRS Amps Up Miccosukee Tribe Tax Probe

Bungled in an intense IRS investigation, the Miccosukee Indians’ luck is running out faster than that of its casinos’ gamblers.

CBS Miami–08/01/2012

Rep. Daphne Campbell, D-Miami Shores, gestures as she promotes an abortion regulating measure on the House floor Wednesday, April 27, 2011. (Source: Florida House Of Representative/ Meredith Geddings)

State Rep. Daphne Campbell Under IRS Investigation

State Representative Daphne Campbell is under federal investigation.

CBS4–07/27/2012

IRS forms

IRS Center Closed For Moving Day

If you need to make an in-person visit to the IRS in Miami, you need to do it by tomorrow or wait until next Tuesday, because the office will be closed to move to new digs.

07/25/2012

BSO_Money_Logo

BSO Given $3 Million For Helping IRS Investigation

Two brand new Cameros sit outside BSO headquarters; the latest additions in the Broward Sheriff’s Office crime fighting arsenal. Both cars will be used to go after aggressive, speeding drivers. Making it even better, they were both free, compliments of a bank busted for laundering drug money.

CBS Miami–07/02/2012

(Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Time Is Ticking For Last-Minute Tax Filers

Time is running out for South Floridians scrambling to put the finishing touches on their state and federal tax returns ahead of tonight’s midnight filing deadline.

CBS4–04/17/2012

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Income Tax Deadline Less Than 24 Hours Away

With the normal tax day coming on a federal holiday, everyone who hasn’t filed a return has an extra 24 hours to file their returns. Still, with the deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday April 17th coming, there are plenty of taxpayers with last minute questions.

CBS4–04/16/2012

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