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IRS warns taxpayers to guard against new tricks by scam artists; losses top $20 million

Following new variations of widespread tax scams, the Internal Revenue Service warns taxpayers to remain on high alert and protect themselves against the ever-evolving array of tac ...

IRS reminds taxpayers about “Where’s My Refund?”

  Taxpayers can quickly check the status of their tax return and refund through “Where’s My Refund?”  according to the Internal Revenue Service. Taxpa ...

Identity Theft a Major Concern on the IRS Annual “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams to Avoid

    The Internal Revenue Service today issued a filing season alert warning taxpayers to watch out for identity theft at tax time, one of the year’s “Dirty ...

Lincoln AARP volunteers help residents with their taxes

AARP Tax-Aide volunteers provide complimentary service for residents seeking help on their 2014 tax returns.  This 40-year-old program provides free income-tax return prepara ...

Ten helpful tips for farm tax returns

There are many tax benefits for individuals in the farming business. Farms include plantations, ranches, ranges and orchards. Farmers may raise livestock, poultry or fish, or grow ...

IRS reminds parents about eight tax-saving benefits

Sacramento - Your children may help you qualify for valuable tax benefits. Here are eight tax benefits parents should look out for when filing their federal tax returns this y ...

IRS to employers: hire veterans by Dec. 31 and save on taxes

Sacramento - If you plan to hire soon, consider hiring veterans. If you do, you may be able to claim the federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) worth thousands of dollars. You ...

IRS website explains tax provisions of the Health Care Law; Provides Guide to Online Resources

The IRS has launched a new Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions website at IRS.gov/aca to educate individuals and businesses on how the health care law may affect them. The new home ...

How to get a transcript or copy of a prior year tax return

Many California taxpayers apply for a home mortgage or student loan this time of year and need a copy of their prior year tax return or a transcript of their tax information, accor ...