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Tax Refund Amounts Fell During Delayed Tax Season

Tax Refund Amounts Fell During Delayed Tax Season Changes to the tax laws at the beginning of the year resulted in a delayed tax season in which the average tax refund declined slightly, according to a new government report. The report, released Thursday by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, found that the average […]

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IRS Conducts Nationwide Sweep to Crack Down on Identity Theft and Tax Refund Fraud

The Internal Revenue Service has stepped up its efforts this tax season to combat identity thieves who steal taxpayers’ tax refunds, participating in a nationwide sweep that nabbed 389 identity theft suspects last month alone. The massive national sweep led to 734 enforcement actions in January, including indictments, information, complaints and arrests across 32 states […]

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