The IRS Criminal Investigation division found nearly $10 billion in tax fraud in fiscal year 2018—four times more than last year thanks to its focus on using data analytics.

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Friends and family may not be the only ones browsing your Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts. A recent publication notes that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is also keeping tabs on these accounts.

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Hot weather is not the only thing sweeping the country. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced that it has received repeated reports of a new tax scam moving through the United States faster than the recent heat wave.

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Getting a letter in the mail from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can signal any number of issues. In some cases, the correspondence provides notice of an audit. When this is the case, it is wise to take the correspondence seriously.

 

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Tips and advice on how to avoid getting audited by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) abound. But why bother? Does it really matter if you get an IRS agent knocking on your door or a mailing from the agency stating that they are going to conduct a...

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It seems like common sense: if you work from home then you can deduct your home office from your taxes. Yet, according to a recent news release from the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) this tax deduction is often overlooked by small business owners.

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Various federal agencies are experiencing cuts under the new presidential administration. One agency that has been hit particularly hard in recent years is the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). As the number of workers within this agency declines, the...

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Starting up a business or adding a side consultancy can immediately complicate your tax return. Make a mistake and the penalties and interest can easily inflate a past due tax balance.

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The National Taxpayer Advocate is a little-publicized position within the Internal Revenue Service. Appointed in 2001, Nina Olson's job is to be the voice of tax-paying citizens. 

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Few things were as dreaded in school as a pop quiz. Today's blog post is the opposite of a pop quiz. We are going to give you both the questions and answers that could prove useful if you ever face the taxpayer test known as an IRS audit.

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