Hurrying to check a growing controversy, President Barack Obama ousted the acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service late Wednesday amid an outcry over revelations that the agency had improperly targeted tea party groups for scrutiny when they filed for tax-exempt status.
The founder of a local conservative Tea Party-related group would not appear on camera for fear of IRS retaliation.
The Independence Hall Tea Party Association demands that the Obama administration hire a special prosecutor to investigate the recent IRS scandal.
Whether you filed your taxes on time or not, you could be subject to an IRS audit. One thing to keep in mind is what you post on Facebook, Twitter, or other social media sites might come back to haunt you.
If you are among the millions of Americans who have not yet filed your tax returns, this may be good news for you.
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.
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.
Experts recommend using some type of guidance to navigate forms and maximize your returns.
If you didn’t file your tax return in 2009, the IRS is looking for you. But here’s a switch. The government wants to find you not to penalize you, but to give you a tax refund.
So you’ve prepared your tax return and found that you owe. What should you do if you can’t pay?
Millions of people are getting a jump on filing their tax returns now that they have received their W-2s and 1099 forms. And for most, the incentive to get moving is to get that tax refund in their bank account as soon as possible.
The IRS expects 75 percent of all 2012 returns will get a refund, so if you haven’t started preparing your taxes yet, do it.
Law enforcement officials from several departments, including the DEA, raided two Downtown Pittsburgh jewelry stores Wednesday morning.
When taxpayers come to a tax preparer for assistance, they’ve got one basic question, says Jackson Hewitt tax preparer Joseph O’Rourke.
Hoping to get a tax refund quickly this year? Forget it.