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Consumer Alert: IRS warns of new tax scam

The IRS is sending out a warning about a new tax scam.  The Internal Revenue Service says, in a news release, it has received reports of “scammers calling under the guise of verifying tax return information over the phone.” The scammer try to get the taxpayer to give up personal information like social security and credit card numbers. The swindle has popped up in the past few weeks. It’s a new twist on an old phone fraud. “These schemes continue to adapt and evolve... Read More →

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Midnight tonight is the tax deadline

The dreaded tax deadline is here. You have until midnight to get those 2011 tax forms finished and either e-filed or in the mail. If you plan on dropping your tax returns off at a U.S. Post Office after normal hours may sure you do so at a location that has extended hours today, therefore,  providing that all important April 17 postmark. You can check the USPS website to find a post office staying open late on tax day.... Read More →

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