Tax News

12 biggest tax scams to avoid

There's no end to the creative ways scammers will try to steal your identity and your money. And tax time is one of their favorite times of the year. ...
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IRS delaying refunds for thousands of Obamacare enrollees

National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson said the IRS is delaying refunds for tens of thousands of Obamacare enrollees....
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Everyone in Colorado may get a pot tax refund

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Call From the I.R.S.? Hang Up. It’s a Fraud.

The Internal Revenue Service has tips for handling criminals who call pretending to be tax agents....
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In Greece, Bailout May Hinge on Pursuing Tycoons

Athens promised to go after wealthy tax evaders, but that’s the easy part. What’s harder is reshaping tycoons’ domination of parts of the econom...
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Average tax refund is $3,120 so far

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8 tax audit red flags

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Erroneous HealthCare.gov Tax Forms Will Not Force Taxpayers to Resubmit Returns

The Treasury Department said those who expected to pay less taxes after receiving corrected health insurance data could amend their filings, but it wo...
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Even Better Than a Tax Cut

What workers really need are higher wages....
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Tax Error in Health Act Has Impact on 800,000

The tax mix-up, affecting taxpayers in 37 states, is the first major problem to surface in an otherwise smooth second enrollment period for the Afford...
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Inequality Has Actually Not Risen Since the Financial Crisis

The income declines for the rich were steeper than for any other group, while the government has done more to help the middle class and poor....
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Measuring Inequality Trends During the Great Recession

A more detailed look at the data on incomes since the financial crisis began in 2007....
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Reformers Try to Tackle the Tax Machine

One problem Congress faces as it prepares to overhaul the tax code is that each complexity has a constituency that will fight for it....
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Surviving the Perils of the Quest for Higher Yield

Alternative investments like master limited partnerships and foreign bonds may come with significant tax headaches as well as high returns....
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Tips for Navigating a Changing Tax Landscape

How to handle new forms related to the Affordable Care Act, thwart identity theft, claim deductions for job searches, and other advice....
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Won the Powerball jackpot? Here comes the taxman

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Tempted to pump up your fuel tax credit? Don't

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Don't file a 'frivolous' tax return

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IRS rehired problem employees, report finds

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