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Fake Charities Among the IRS “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams

Fake Charities Among the IRS “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams for 2015

The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers about groups masquerading as a charitable organization to attract donations from unsuspecting contributors, one of the “Dirty Dozen” for the 2015 filing season. 449 more words


GOP Senate demands all communications with IRS

The new GOP majority in the U.S. Senate is turning up the heat on its investigation of allegations the Internal Revenue Service shared private taxpayer information with President Obama, demanding Obama turn over communications he and his staff had with the agency. 335 more words


Fake charities prey on your goodwill to make bank

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Taking advantage of your goodwill and pocketing your donations is Mission No. 1 for fake charities.

The IRS on Friday warned taxpayers not to be suckered into giving money to any group until confirming it is legitimate. 226 more words


IRS warns people about scams during tax season

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WHNT) — The Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers about identity theft during tax time. This crime is one of the year’s “Dirty Dozen” tax scams. 262 more words


How the IRS is scaring the heck out of churches.

Pastors navigating vague IRS laws that legislators have been lax in reforming are now worried that exercising their First Amendment rights will cost them their tax exempt status. 40 more words

Police State

The Upcoming Tax Season or How to Avoid a Miserable, Horrible, No Good Day

According to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen, this year’s tax season is going to be “Miserable.” Concerns about the Affordable Care Act, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, and cuts to the IRS’s budget including a massive staffing shortage, all will contribute to the problems for this season. 110 more words