Posts Tagged ‘IRS press release’

IRS Warns of New Phone Tax Scam

Friday, November 8th, 2013

According to a recent press release, the IRS is sounding a warning about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country. We initially reported on this scam in a previous post during the government shutdown. It was clear that these brazen thieves were taking advantage of the fact they could continue their crimes essentially without getting caught.

Victims are told they owe money to the IRS and
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Tax News: IRS Releases List of Organizations Who Lost Tax-Exempt Status

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

When making donations to charitable causes it is always a great idea to document the donation properly which can later be used as tax relief in the form of a deduction.  Another important step is to check whether or not the charity you are contributing to is actually tax-exempt to begin with.
Last week the IRS released its list of approximately 275,000 organizations that have lost their tax exemption status.  According
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