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Consumer Reports: Tax Mistakes To Avoid

No one wants to pay more taxes than necessary or run the risk of an audit. Here are several common mistakes to avoid.

2 hours ago

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IRS Impersonation Scam Claims More Than 3,000 Victims Nationwide

Elaine Palahunik has never cheated on her taxes, so she was floored to get a call on her answering machine recently telling her to call back or else.

03/20/2015

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Thousands Being Targeted In IRS Impersonation Scam

A tax time scam is targeting people all across the nation, including right here in Pittsburgh

03/18/2015

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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.

03/15/2015

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Pennsylvania Lawmaker Says He Got An IRS Scam Call, Too

State Rep. Brian Ellis says someone pretending to be an IRS agent called his home last week and said he and his wife would be arrested if they didn’t pay nearly $4,000 to settle a supposed debt.

03/09/2015

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Scammers Becoming More Active During Tax Return Season

It’s tax refund season and Raymond Grey was expecting a $2,000-plus check from the IRS, but now it’s unclear if that check will ever arrive in the mail.

02/12/2015

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Scammers Impersonate Beaver Co. Sheriff In Fake IRS Scheme

Tax season isn’t just a busy time for people trying to get their returns – it’s also a busy time for scammers.

02/06/2015

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No Health Insurance? Penalties To Rise In 2015

The cost of being uninsured in America is going up significantly next year for millions of people.

12/30/2014

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Police: Scammer Claims To Be From Zone 2 Station

Pittsburgh Police are issuing an alert to the public about what they’re calling a sophisticated scam.

10/23/2014

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5 Nigerians Indicted In Tax Return Fraud Scheme

Five Nigerians have been indicted in connection with a tax return fraud case.

04/23/2014

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Protect Yourself From The Heartbleed Bug

The IRS released a statement saying it is not affected by the “Heartbleed Bug,” or aware of any related security flaws.

04/10/2014

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Deadline To Claim Money From IRS Fast Approaching

With less than a week to go, many procrastinators will be scrambling to finish up their taxes to make sure they get them in by the April 15 deadline.

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What Procrastinators Need To Know About Filing Their Taxes

According to the IRS, 20 to 25 percent of Americans wait until the last two weeks before the deadline to file their taxes. If tax time snuck up on you this year, here are a few tips to help you file.

04/07/2014

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2 Local Residents Targeted In Fake IRS Employee Scam

Franklin Park Police Chief Donald Dorsch has seen scams hit the area before, but a national one that’s now targeted two local residents is something new.

03/26/2014

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