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  • Time is running out to file 2014 tax returns worth $1 billion in refunds

    WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service is reminding an estimated 1 million taxpayers that time is running out to file a 2014 tax return and claim refunds totaling more than $1 billion. To claim any refund due, taxpayers must file their 2014 federal tax return […]

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  • IRS Dirty Dozen: Watch Out for these 12 Scams

    The IRS reminds taxpayers to watch out for scams and schemes that put them and their personal information at risk. Each year, the IRS releases the top 12 scams, known as the Dirty Dozen. The schemes run the gamut from simple refund inflation to technical […]

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  • Tips for Updating Form W-4 After Doing a Paycheck Checkup

    With recent tax law changes, the IRS urges taxpayers to look into whether they need to adjust their paycheck withholding and submit a new Form W-4 to their employer. Taxpayers can use the updated Withholding Calculator on IRS.gov to do a quick “paycheck checkup” to check that […]

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  • Taxpayers can Visit IRS.gov for Resources to Help Understand Tax Reform

    Taxpayers who have questions about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act have several resources that will help answer questions. The legislation, passed in December 2017, changes many areas of the tax law. Here are some of the resources on IRS.gov that will help individual taxpayers, […]

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  • Tax Time Guide: ‘Where’s My Refund?’ online tool answers commonly asked question

    WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today said that most tax refunds are issued in less than 21 days, although some may take longer. As of March 16, the IRS had already issued more than 61 million refunds averaging $2,960. Taxpayers can check the status […]

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  • Updated Withholding Calculator Reflects Changes in New Tax Law

    To help taxpayers, the IRS updated the special Withholding Calculator tool on IRS.gov to reflect changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December. With most employees seeing withholding changes in their paychecks, the IRS recommends taxpayers use the Withholding Calculator to do a “paycheck checkup.” This […]

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