Pittsburgh Doughnut Chain Founder Admits To Federal ChargesThe founder of a doughnut shop chain based in Pittsburgh pleaded guilty to federal charges of underreporting his income in 2010 and then hiding the business from bankruptcy proceedings a year later.
How To Find The Right Tax Professional For All Your Tax NeedsWhen it comes time to choose a tax professional, there are many things that a tax payer needs to understand. Here are some basic questions to ask and details to learn before hiring someone to take care of your income tax preparation needs.
What Are The "Dirty Dozen" Tax Scams & How Can You Avoid Them?Here are the latest 12 common tax scams that the IRS is warning you about this year.
IRS Scams On The Rise As Tax Deadline ApproachesJennifer Redick was in the process of preparing her 2015 incomes taxes when the phone rang with an alarming message.
Extra Days To File: Tax Day 2016 Is Not April 15thTax Day 2016 is not on April 15 as usual. Instead, it has been moved to April 17 because of Washington D.C.'s Emancipation Day. Here is a look at why Tax Day is on April 15 to begin with, what Emancipation Day is, and when Tax Day can be moved to a later date.
Consumer Reports: Earned Income Tax Credit Largely UnclaimedConsumer Reports has some important advice about a tax credit that often goes unclaimed, but could help those who need it most.
KDKA Investigates: Tax Season Con Artists Ramping Up ScamsIt's tax season and you may be getting a call from someone saying they're from the IRS. If you do, don't believe them, it's a scam.
IRS: Computer Breach Bigger Than First Thought, 334K VictimsA computer breach at the IRS in which thieves stole tax information from thousands of taxpayers is much bigger than the agency originally disclosed.
Tax Tips: What You Need to Know About Write Offs And DonationsKnowing what you can legitimately deduct off your taxes and what receipts you didn’t need to hold on to after all, can help both you and your accountant avoid a lot of headaches.
Consumer Reports: Tax Mistakes To AvoidNo one wants to pay more taxes than necessary or run the risk of an audit. Here are several common mistakes to avoid.
IRS Impersonation Scam Claims More Than 3,000 Victims NationwideElaine 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.
Thousands Being Targeted In IRS Impersonation ScamA tax time scam is targeting people all across the nation, including right here in Pittsburgh