Most respondents say personal integrity keeps them honest, while 63% say they fear an audit. Nearly two-thirds of respondents think the IRS needs a bigger budget.
The agency is struggling to combat identity fraud and answer more questions with fewer employees. That doesn't work very well for taxpayers.
Taxpayers who use some schedules will have to wait until mid-February or March. So far, there is no reason to expect refunds to be delayed.
Waiting to take your required minimum distribution may come at a hefty price.
The IRS will still accept your return, but you may have to pay penalties for filing late and for paying taxes late.
The IRS offers a number of options, from accepting credit cards to setting up payment plans. The key is to make arrangements, not just ignore your tax bill.
The proliferation of ID theft in stealing tax returns has the government re-evaluating whether the IRS should share tax information with police agencies.
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