It is that time again. Time to begin filing your 2013 tax returns. It’s also time for the thieves and scammers to try to get your tax refund before you do. Tonight, CBS4’s David Sutta looks at the skyrocketing cost of identity theft impacting taxpayers, and what’s being done to reign in fleeced IRS refunds.
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.
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.
A Miami Gardens man has pleaded guilty to identity theft. Jean-Elguentino entered his plea Monday in federal court.
A West Palm Beach woman who was hit with tax evasion charges should receive a presidential pardon, according to a federal judge.
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.
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.
A 30-year old Ft. Lauderdale man found guilty of a identity theft tax refund scam will be sentenced this June.
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.
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.