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    Tax fraud and identity theft: How to protect yourself

    6 ways to protect your identity from fraud during tax season.

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    Tax fraud and identity theft: How to protect yourself

    Here are 6 tips to protect yourself from identity theft during tax season.

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  • The downside of striking it rich

    Many people think winning the lottery or getting a hefty inheritance means all their problems will disappear. But sometimes when that daydream turns into a reality, it can actually become a nightmare.

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  • Here's what it's like to get audited

    It’s every taxpayer’s worst nightmare – an audit. Sure, big corporations and billionaires with off-shore bank accounts can expect some extra attention from the IRS. But what about personal finance bloggers who spend their days dishing advice on sound financial decisions – there’s no way they could…

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  • Study finds illegal immigrants pay $11.8B in taxes

    A new nationwide study on the fiscal implications of illegal immigration concludes that millions of undocumented immigrants are paying billions of dollar in taxes into state and local coffers, and that substantially more would be generated if President Obama prevails in imposing a new executive…

    The Fiscal Times
  • Local resident targeted in IRS scam

    The Wisconsin Dells Police Department warns area residents not to respond to fraudulent calls claiming to be from the IRS.

    Beaver Dam Daily Citizen
  • Bullocks pay $26,425 in taxes on $157,000 in income

    HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock and First Lady Lisa Bullock paid $26,425 in federal and state income taxes in 2014 on joint income of slightly more than $157,000.

    Montana Standard
  • Bullocks paid $26,425 in taxes on $157,000 in income

    Gov. Steve Bullock and first lady Lisa Bullock paid $26,425 in federal and state income taxes in 2014 on joint income of slightly more than $157,000.

    Helena Independent Record
  • Very little time for tax dawdlers

    If you're waiting until Wednesday night to mail your check and tax return to the Internal Revenue Service or Montana Department of Revenue, you’re not too late.

    Billings Gazette
  • Four ways rich people can still hide their money

    The IRS has been relentless in prying open the secret Swiss bank account—dozens of Swiss banks are cooperating with the agency. The rest of the world is also getting less hospitable to American tax dodgers. A 2010 federal law, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, requires all foreign banks to…

    Bloomberg
  • Your tax bill isn’t as bad as you think

    The tax burden in the United States is reasonable compared with other countries.

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  • If you made a mistake on your taxes

    It’s a common occurrence during tax-filing season to discover that you botched a previously filed return.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Avoid these costly mistakes on your tax return

    "If you paid an insufficient amount of taxes throughout the year, you'll receive an underpayment penalty," says Melanie Lauridsen, technical manager on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants tax staff. "If you're supposed to pay estimated taxes and don't, you can't just write a…

    U.S.News & World Report
  • Corporate Tax Havens Stiff Taxpayers by $110B A Year

    On the eve of Tax Day, a prominent consumer advocacy group on Tuesday provided a vivid reminder of how some of the largest Fortune 500 companies avoid paying billions of dollars in U.S. taxes on profits parked overseas. Last year alone, the U.S. Treasury and state governments lost roughly $110…

    The Fiscal Times
  • Federal taxes by the numbers

    Today is the deadline to file state and federal tax forms for 2014.

    La Crosse Tribune
  • Tax day is here

    Spring is in the air, and tax returns better be in the mail — or, more likely, on their electronic way — to the Internal Revenue Service and state revenue agencies.

    The Times (Munster)
  • FACT CHECK: Estate tax hits fewer than 1 percent of estates

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal estate tax inspires a lot of heated political rhetoric for a tax that very few people actually pay.

    Associated Press