Identity theft used to steal refunds again tops the list of the most common wrongdoings perpetrated against taxpayers.
Dionne Warwick is the latest in a long list of celebrities who failed to properly manage their money.
Employers are required to withhold taxes and pay Social Security and Medicare taxes for all workers to whom they pay more than $1,800. The IRS is making it easier to come clean.
Avoid scammers trying to steal your identity and others who urge you to cheat.
The statute of limitations on tax misdeeds varies, depending upon the type of lapse. The rules differ for civil, criminal and fraudulent actions.
It may take the IRS time to catch up with you, but penalties and interest pile up. At some point a three-ton gorilla may appear with a big bill.
A measure under consideration in Congress would revoke or deny US passports to citizens who are seriously delinquent on $50,000 or more in taxes.
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