An eight-year campaign to slash the agency’s budget has left it understaffed, hamstrung and operating with archaic equipment. The result: billions less to fund the government. That’s good news for corporations and the wealthy.
IRS Scams: How to Protect Yourself
Who wouldn't be frightened by a warning email from what looks like the IRS? But before you panic, you should know that the IRS would not send you an unsolicited email.
10 Tax Commandments To Avoid Trouble With The IRS
Tax filing season is here, but before you file, remember these cardinal tax rules to help keep you out of trouble.
This Is What an IRS Scam Phone Call Sounds Like
Caller might get vulgar, threaten you with prison.
7 Tips to Help Late-Filing REALTORS® Avoid an IRS Audit
It's tax season! Self-employed REALTORS® can avoid an audit by the IRS with these tips.
IRS Attack Demonstrates How Breaches Beget More Breaches
Weak authentication validation assumed only taxpayers would know their Social Security Numbers and other information that criminals have been stealing for years.
Owe the IRS? Here’s why you probably shouldn’t pay your taxes with a credit card
IRS hacked, 100,000 taxpayers exposed
Update 5/28: The AP reports that sources close to the IRS investigation say that the hackers who stole the information are located in Russia. However, the IRS Criminal Investigati
What Will Prompt An Audit By The IRS
Learn the 3 critical "red flags" that the IRS will look for in deciding whether to audit you or your business. You can survive an IRS audit. Watch the video ...
IRS hack leads to loss of 100,000 taxpayer numbers
Thieves hacked into an IRS online service and gained access to information from more than 100,000 taxpayer accounts, the agency said Tuesday.
What Do You Do if You Owe the IRS?
www.thetaxdefensegroup.com/ What do you do if you owe the IRS? One of the things you should definitely do is communicate with the IRS to ensure there...
IRS releases proposed gift-tax rules that would benefit wealthy individuals
The Treasury Department and IRS released proposed rules late Tuesday that would benefit wealthy individuals who are seeking to avoid taxes on large gifts.
How Hackers Breached the IRS and Stole $50 Million
The IRS announced this week that hackers successfully stole sensitive information from over 100,000 taxpayers using the IRS' online Get Transcript service. Identity thieves used this data to file fraudulent tax returns, stealing an estimated $50 million in tax refunds. In their statement, the IRS says they discovered the fraudulent activity last week. However, evidence …
IRS hacked for more than 100,000 records
by: Roy Urrico Hackers have stolen data linked to more than 100,000 U.S. taxpayers, the federal tax agency said Tuesday. The data breach includes tax return data on other unspecified personal information. At a news conference, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said criminals made about 200,000 attempts to access tax information; 100,000 of those attempts, made …
How to Fight Scam IRS Robocalls
After Tax Day, calls from IRS scammers tend to rise. WSJ's Joanna Stern suggests tips and apps to battle the unwanted calls. Photo/video: Drew Evans/The Wall Street Journal.
What if you're audited by the IRS? Naples tax attorney Ari Good
A skilled tax attorney can help you avoid the dangerous tricks and traps in dealing with the IRS. Most people think they have to give the IRS everything they...
New Report Shows IRS Failed to Notify 100,000 Taxpayers on Data Breach
According to a new report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, the IRS failed to notify some taxpayers after their accounts were compromised by hackers in 2015.
What is IRS Controversy
Have you received a notice from the IRS? Are you being audited by the IRS? Are you facing current IRS penalties and owed interest? Eide Bailly National Tax O...
How To Ensure You Can Back Up Your Deductions When The IRS Comes Knocking
If you’re a landlord, the last thing you want is an audit from the IRS, but it’s a challenge you need to be prepared for. Proper record
How to make an Extension Payment using IRS Direct Pay
How do you make a payment with the IRS Direct Pay system? Also, how to make a payment using the AZTaxes.gov website.