Internal Revenue Service

W-2 information at risk for thousands of workers after breach

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Indianapolis Metro Police say the personal W-2 information from thousands of workers at American Senior Communities is at risk and in the hands of hackers.Read more

IRS announces date you can start filing your taxes

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It's generally advised that you prepare and file your taxes as early as possible to thwart possible identity thieves.Read more

IRS head: Average 2018 tax refund little changed at $2,833

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The head of the IRS, who is overseeing the most sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code in three decades, says the $2,833 average refund in this year's tax-filing season...Read more


IRS reports little change in refund data so far

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After the seventh week of filing season, the Internal Revenue Service reports the average tax refund is just $3 lower than a year ago.Read more

Change in tax code means smaller refunds - or none at all - for more Americans

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Some taxpayers who thought they were due a refund are getting less than they expected.Read more

IRS recalling 46,000 workers to handle taxes

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The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the government shutdown — nearly 60 percent of its workforce — to handle tax...Read more

Auditors: 30M taxpayers will owe more due to low withholding

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Congressional auditors say about 30 million people — 21 percent of U.S. taxpayers — will have to come up with more money to pay their taxes next year because their...Read more

After tax season, beleaguered IRS must deal with overhaul

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The IRS, pummeled for years by congressional Republicans and funding cuts, faces the challenge of administering the most sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code in three...Read more

Indiana sees drop in fraudulent tax returns

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The Indiana Department of Revenue says that since the inception of a fraud-prevention program, hackers don't seem to be targeting the state's residents as much.Read more


As tax deadline nears, reports of scam phone calls on the rise

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The deadline to file your taxes is quickly approaching and that means it's also the time of year when scammers are working overtime trying to steal your money and...Read more

IRS offers new withholding calculator

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The IRS has a new calculator to help you figure out the withholding amount that's right for you.Read more