There's nothing wrong with charging a fair amount for a valuable service. But for years, some tax-preparation companies have been squeezing extra fees from people least able to afford them.
Agreement between the IRS and federal prisons seeks to end scam in which prisoners filed fake tax returns to collect refunds.
The IRS is accepting returns and sending refunds electronically. Maybe it's time to do all your tax paperwork online.
Not content to simply appear on YouTube, the IRS has created a smartphone app.
The agency prefers direct deposit, but it will offer debit cards to taxpayers without bank accounts.
H&R Block's inability to provide the loans this year is good news for consumers. Why pay enormous fees to get your own money?
Taxpayers who didn't have enough withheld because of the Making Work Pay credit will have to pay up when they file.
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