Tag Archives: IRS

Tax Scam Circulating

sweetwater-county-sheriff-3The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office issued another consumer alert on Tuesday warning residents of telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. Those called are often seniors, who detectives say can be particularly vulnerable to swindles. The Sheriff’s Office is passing along tips from the IRS on Continue reading

IRS Warns of Unscrupulous Tax Preparers

irsThe IRS is urging taxpayers to choose their tax professional carefully as reports are coming in from around the country describing unscrupulous preparers who instruct their clients to make individual shared responsibility payments directly to the preparer. The IRS reminds those who owe the payment that it Continue reading

IRS Suggests Website During Busy Phone Period

irsThe IRS is reminding taxpayers their website is available for simple tax answers. The Presidents Day holiday period typically marks one of the busiest weeks of the tax filing season for IRS phone lines, so they want taxpayers to know about the alternatives they have available. Taxpayers can check the status of their refund, Continue reading

McCarthy Says EPA Lost Emails in Computer Crash

mccarthyReports say another federal agency has lost emails requested by a congressional committee due to a computer crash.  The Environmental Protection Agency’s director, Gina McCarthy told the House Oversight Committee that she can’t 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