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SoCal Residents Say Tax Services Co. Took Their Money

SoCal Residents Say Tax Services Co. Took Their Money

Dozens of Southern Californians who owe money to the IRS say they’re now deeper in debt, after paying for tax negotiations services they’ve paid for, but never received. Read More

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Thursday, Apr 2, 2015
Four Tips to Avoid Being Audited

Four Tips to Avoid Being Audited

Of the millions who file taxes, fewer than one percent will be audited, but if the IRS picks you, it can be grueling and expensive. Read More

Friday, Apr 3, 2015
Southern California IRS Phone Scams

Southern California IRS Phone Scams

If you receive a call from someone claiming to work at the IRS, beware: it could be a scam. Read More

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
IRS Program Pairs Taxpayers With Free Tax Prep

IRS Program Pairs Taxpayers With Free Tax Prep

Annual IRS program pairs tax students with low-income families or individuals for tax prep. Read More

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
Overlooked Tax Breaks That Can Save You Big Money

Overlooked Tax Breaks That Can Save You Big Money

You may be missing out on hundreds of dollars because of overlooked tax breaks. Read More

Monday, Mar 30, 2015
Victim Speaks Out About Terrifying "IRS" Swindle

Victim Speaks Out About Terrifying "IRS" Swindle

Orange County victim comes forward with story of falling for terrifying "IRS" call. Read More

IRS Impersonation Scam Reporting

IRS Impersonation Scam Reporting

If you believe you're a victim of an IRS impersonation scam, click here for a form to report your case. Read More

Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015
IRS List: The Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2015

IRS List: The Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2015

The Internal Revenue Service's annual list of the year's top "Dirty Dozen" tax scams. Read More

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