Beware of back-to-school tax scams

IRS Warns of Back-to-School Scams; Encourages Students, Parents, Schools to Stay Alert IR-2016-107, Aug. 18, 2016 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers against telephone scammers targeting students and parents during the back-to-school season and demanding payments for non-existent taxes, such as the “Federal Student Tax.” People should be on the lookout for… Read More

ITIN Renewal

IRS Works to Help Taxpayers Affected by ITIN Changes; Renewals Begin in October IR-2016-100, Aug. 4, 2016 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced important changes to help taxpayers comply with revisions to the Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) program made under a new law. The changes require some taxpayers to renew their ITINs… Read More