Start by calling the IRS, but be warned that it could take a while to straighten out the mess created by identity thieves.
The federal government is ramping up its efforts to combat criminals who engage in identity theft to collect other people's tax refunds.
Conventional financial wisdom says it's better to adjust withholding than to get a big refund. Here are five reasons why a refund is good.
More than 1 million taxpayers who were due a refund failed to file. If you're one of them, you have until April 17 to claim your money.
Even if it appears the IRS owes you money, you may not get a refund if you owe back child support or defaulted on student loans -- or if the IRS can't find you.
According to the IRS, Uncle Sam misses out on $450 billion every year because of honest mistakes and dishonest taxpayers. Just who are the cheaters?
Getting a fat check from Uncle Sam is nice, but using it to create a bigger refund check next year is even nicer.
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