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IRS Saw Fourfold ID Scam Increase in 2016

Source: tax-news.com - Dec 9, 2016

The US Internal Revenue Service, while issuing warnings to taxpayers to be wary of identity theft and refund fraud scams, has disclosed that it saw a fourfold surge in phishing and malware... Read more >

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Nine End-of-Year Tax Tips for Procrastinators and Planners Alike

Source: longisland.com - Dec 9, 2016

Long Island, NY - December 7, 2016 - It is the time of the year when procrastinators and planners both are looking for those last-minute, end-of-year tax tips that could save them money on their... Read more >

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Ex-Angola officials charged with theft of $140K in rodeo, other funds for employee recreation

Source: theadvocate.com - Dec 8, 2016

Two former high-ranking officials at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola who were accused by auditors of looting a fund aimed at improving recreational opportunities at the prison have been... Read more >

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Americans Are Paying Apple Millions to Shelter Overseas Profits

Source: bloomberg.com - Dec 7, 2016

Over the years, Apple Inc. has become the poster child for U.S. multinationals accused of sheltering overseas profits to avoid the IRS. What’s gone largely unnoticed is that it’s been paid more... Read more >

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Trump Louisiana chair: President-elect is 'going to be a great friend to Louisiana'

Source: theadvocate.com - Dec 6, 2016

The head of President-elect Donald Trump's Louisiana campaign says he believes there will be several opportunities for Louisiana residents to take on prominent roles in the incoming... Read more >

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Trump bets big

Source: evesun.com - Dec 6, 2016

Are you up for gambling? Your new president is about to go “all in” on the economy. He is about to make one of the biggest bets in history. Trump team members have revealed they have been busy... Read more >

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Nigerians To Need Tax Certificates To Get Passports

Source: tax-news.com - Dec 5, 2016

The Executive Chairman of Nigeria's Federal Inland Revenue Service, Babatunde Fowler, has disclosed that the Nigerian Government is to introduce a requirement for an individual to show a tax... Read more >

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho were warned over tax affairs - report

Source: espnfc.com - Dec 5, 2016

The representatives of Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho were warned that the structure of the their tax affairs was potentially risky, according to media reports in Spain. An investigation... Read more >

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Trump's tax plan is giving realtors and nonprofits something to worry about

Source: businessinsider.com - Dec 5, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump's pick for treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, says the incoming administration is about to embark on the "largest tax change since Reagan." He made those comments on... Read more >

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California Today: Fretting Over the ‘Netflix Tax’

Source: nytimes.com - Dec 2, 2016

Dozens of California cities looking to shore up revenues are flirting with a new idea — tax your “Gilmore Girls” binge. Pasadena was among the first to say publicly this fall that it wanted... Read more >

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IRS Seeks Names of Virtual Currency Users in Tax Probe

Source: abcnews.go.com - Dec 2, 2016

The IRS obtained a court order Wednesday allowing it to seek the names of people who may have failed to pay taxes on virtual currency exchanged through a San Francisco company. The order allows... Read more >

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What Will A Trump Presidency Mean For US Tax?

Source: tax-news.com - Nov 29, 2016

United States president-elect Donald Trump has promised more than USD4 trillion in tax cuts, and with the White House and Congress expected to be on the same page on the issue of tax for the first... Read more >

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HITHER AND YON: They’re Trying To Raise Your Taxes Again

Source: thehayride.com - Nov 29, 2016

In what should be the least surprising story of the year, Louisiana’s Secretary of Transportation and Development Shawn Wilson said yesterday that he wants to raise taxes. Wilson works for John... Read more >

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When Can I File My 2016 Taxes in 2017 and Other Key IRS Tax Return Filing, Deadline, Extension and Refund Dates

Source: savingtoinvest.com - Nov 29, 2016

[2017 Tax Filing Dates] The table below shows the 2017 deadlines for filing 2016 tax returns and requesting extensions. The IRS will release final 2016-2017 tax filing season deadline dates later... Read more >

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5 tax changes for 2017 you'll want to know about

Source: aol.com - Nov 29, 2016

Tax planning isn't something most Americans want to think about as we head into the holidays, but having a year-round plan that takes into account the various tax laws can save you a lot of hassle... Read more >

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