What Is Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)?Geared primarily towards low-to-middle income, working individuals and families, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a federal benefit able to provide relief to those who meet specific criteria, by reducing the amount of tax owed and by increasing the amount of tax monies refunded, as determined after filing. Both single and married people can benefit from EITC, regardless of whether or not they have children or other dependents.
Facing South Florida: Where's My Tax Refund?With one month to go before “tax day”, taxpayers have more to worry about than getting their return filed on time—including a shortage of workers at the IRS could slow down getting that much-needed refund. Jim flushes out the role politics plays with the IRS with a local professor. Jim also looks at a free way people in South Florida can help avoid becoming a tax identity theft victim, at a time when tax refund thefts have never been higher.
Small Business Tax Tips: Are You Filing The Correct Forms?It’s easy to make a mistake on your taxes, especially if you are a new business owner or running a small business. Before you file, dot your i’s and cross your t’s by making sure to use the correct tax forms.
Tax Refunds May Take A Little Longer This YearThe deadline to file taxes is right around the bend.
IRS Warns About Tax-Time Phone ScamThe Internal Revenue Service, IRS, has sent out a warning; scammers are out there this tax season capitalizing on the vulnerability of tax payers and their fears of the IRS.
Florida Student Aid Accounts Used In ID TheftFourteen students and former students of Miami Dade College were arrested in connection to a stolen identity tax refund fraud scheme. Accounts used by South Florida college students to receive financial aid were used in the scheme.
Jury Acquits Ex-UBS Exec In IRS ProbeA federal jury acquitted a former top Swiss banking executive of U.S. charges that he conspired with wealthy Americans to hide $20 billion in secret accounts from the Internal Revenue Service.
Elderly Florida Man Says He Hid Over $1M From IRS An 83-year old Florida man plead guilty to federal charges for conspiring to stash more than $ 1 million from the Internal Revenue Service.

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