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IRS Warning: Watch Out For Tax Scams

It’s that time of year again. Tax forms from employers and banks are in the mail and identity thieves will be doing what they can to cash in, fraudulently, on Uncle Sam.

02/09/2014

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IRS Gets Rid Of Automatic Gratuities At Restaurants

The Internal Revenue Service has managed to do what years of customer complaints could not. It got rid of gratuities being automatically being added to your bill.

01/16/2014

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Miami Gardens Man Pleads Guilty To Identity Theft

A Miami Gardens man has pleaded guilty to identity theft. Jean-Elguentino entered his plea Monday in federal court.

12/24/2013

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Judge Critical Of Prosecutors In Tax Evasion Case

A West Palm Beach woman who was hit with tax evasion charges should receive a presidential pardon, according to a federal judge.

CBS4–04/27/2013

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The Tax Man Cometh Monday

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

04/14/2013

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Senate Lawmakers Reveal Plan To Stop Tax ID Fraud

For the first time, lawmakers in the U.S. Senate unveiled how they plan to stop a growing national scam that’s stolen billions of dollars in tax money from Uncle Sam and legitimate taxpayers alike: tax refund fraud.

CBS4–04/10/2013

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Lauderdale Man Convicted In Tax Refund Scam

A 30-year old Ft. Lauderdale man found guilty of a identity theft tax refund scam will be sentenced this June.

CBS4–04/09/2013

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What Triggers an IRS Tax Audit?

The odds of an audit can increase substantially depending on your income, types of income, deduction amount and changes you have made since filing your last tax return.

03/25/2013

The IRS has $61M of Floridians' money, thanks to unclaimed tax returns from 2009. (Source: Getty Images)

IRS To Floridians: Claim The $61M We Owe You From 2009

Do you need a little extra cash? Everyone’s favorite tax agency might be holding it for you. $61 million is waiting to be claimed, and more than 62,000 Florida residents are entitled to the money, according to the Internal Revenue Service.

CBS4–03/21/2013

The IRS has $61M of Floridians' money, thanks to unclaimed tax returns from 2009. (Source: Getty Images)

Where’s My Refund? IRS Tool Answers That Question

The Internal Revenue Service has a message for taxpayers eager to learn the status of their tax refund: Please don’t check the IRS website every five minutes — once a day is enough.

03/18/2013

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