Tag Archives: Internal Revenue Service

Wyoming Sheriff Warns of Phone Tax Scam

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office has issued a warning about a “delinquent taxes scam” circulating throughout the country. Sheriff Mike Lowell said his office has received a number of reports from people in Rock Springs and Green River who have received telephone calls from people claiming to be agents of the Internal Continue reading

Tax Deadline Approaching

irsThe April 15th tax filing deadline is fast approaching. The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers that quick and easy solutions are available if they can’t file their returns or pay their taxes on time, and they can even ask for an extension, make a payment or request payment options online. Most taxpayers Continue reading

IRS Says Letter to Verify Identity is Not a Scam

irsThe Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers who receive requests from the IRS to verify their identities that the Identity Verification Service website, offers the fastest, easiest way to comply. Taxpayers may receive a letter when the IRS stops suspicious tax returns that have indications of being identity theft but Continue reading

House Passes Spending Bill

REPUBLICANYesterday, the House passed legislation to fund the federal government through September 30th, while still allowing Congress to take action on the President’s executive orders on immigration by funding the Department of Homeland Security through a continuing resolution that expires February 27th. The measure cuts funding to the Continue reading

Drought Assistance Deadline Extended

irsFarmers and ranchers who previously were forced to sell livestock due to drought, have an extended period of time in which to replace the livestock and defer tax on any gains from the forced sales. That announcement was made by the Internal Revenue Service yesterday. Farmers and ranchers who, due to drought, sell more Continue reading

Tipton Votes for Protection from IRS

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Congressman Scott Tipton (R-CO) voted to protect Americans from suffering further abuse by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Tipton and his House colleagues passed the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act yesterday. The bill includes protections for taxpayers against IRS targeting and abuse of power, cuts wasteful spending, and Continue reading

Tipton Votes for Investigation of IRS and to Hold Lerner in Contempt

SCOTT-TIPTON-300Yesterday, Congressman Scott Tipton (CO-03) voted to instruct the Attorney General to appoint a special counsel to investigate the targeting of non-profit conservative organizations by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) when those groups were operating fully within the scope of the law. Tipton also voted to hold Lois Lerner, the Former Director of Continue reading