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Tips to Help Get Your Tax Return Faster
By: Andrew Erk

Tips to Help Get Your Tax Return Faster

As tax return season takes full hold, your BBB wants to provide you help on getting your return as quickly as possible. Check out these five tips to help you get your return as soon as possible: <...

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Could Your New Year’s Resolution Boost Your Tax Return? IRS Says It Could!
By: Oana Schneider
FYINews

Could Your New Year’s Resolution Boost Your Tax Return? IRS Says It Could!

Happy New Year, everyone! From everyone at your favorite BBB®, we wish you a great, wonderful New Year! And if saving money is on your mind, the IRS has a few tips that could boost your tax return:...

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A Word From The IRS: How To Deal With State Refund Delays
By: Oana Schneider

A Word From The IRS: How To Deal With State Refund Delays

Your BBB® has learned that there are several state refund delays this year and the IRS has a few explanations for that.

1. My tax refund timeline says I should’ve had my money a while ago. Why...

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Spring is Showering the Tri-State with Scam Calls!
By: Cathy

Spring is Showering the Tri-State with Scam Calls!

As noted in previous articles, spring has most definitely arrived.  The gardens are getting into full swing, and the land is green and lush.  And soggy.  Part of my la...

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IRS Alert: W-2 Phishing Scam Is On The Rise!
By: Oana Schneider

IRS Alert: W-2 Phishing Scam Is On The Rise!

Your BBB® would like to share information regarding a scam that’s been on the rise during tax season. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) warns that the scam in question is targeting school district...

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BBB Wise Giving Alliance Shares IRS Dirty Dozen List
By: Jackie

BBB Wise Giving Alliance Shares IRS Dirty Dozen List

Some consumers may not realize that your BBB® has a Charity Review program as part of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance. The BBB Wise Giving Alliance helps donors make informed giving decisions and prom...

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700 Arrested in IRS Fraud
By: Michael
FYI

700 Arrested in IRS Fraud

Mumbai, India - police have captured a gang who made off with at least $7.5 million from U.S. victims who thought they were calling from the IRS. Acting on a tip from ...

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IRS to Use Third Party Debt Collectors
By: Michael
FYINews

IRS to Use Third Party Debt Collectors

The Internal Revenue Service is preparing to use private debt collectors to go after people who have not paid their taxes. Congress added a tax collection provision in...

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