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Falsely Inflated Refunds Ranks Sixth on IRS “Dirty Dozen” for 2018

The Internal Revenue Service has warned taxpayers to be alert to unscrupulous return preparers touting inflated tax refunds. According to the IRS, these scam artists frequently prey on older Americans, low-income taxpayers, and others with promises of big refunds. These … Continue reading

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IRS Confirms That Previously Delayed Tax Refunds Should Be Arriving Soon

Shutterstock Looking for your tax refund? The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced that tax refunds for taxpayers who claimed the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) should begin arriving in bank accounts or … Continue reading

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FTC Refunds Victims of Tech Support Scam

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) mailed over $668,000 in the form of 3,791 refund checks to victims of a tech support scam last month. In July 2016, the FTC and the state of Florida alleged Big Dog Solutions LLC (doing … Continue reading

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IRS Has $1.2 Billion in Unclaimed 2004 Tax Refunds for 1.3 Million People

The IRS announced yesterday (IR-2008-46) that it is holding $1.2 billion in unclaimed refunds for 1.3 million people who failed to file a 2004 tax return. The average unclaimed refund is $552. To collect the refund, a 2004 return must… … Continue reading

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Subscription-Based Website Hit With Class Action After Failure To Make Refunds

A suggestion that all direct marketers should follow: when a disgruntled customer asks for a refund, give it. MyLife.Com, Inc., the owner of a social networking site, didn't do this, and as a result, will now pay a much greater … Continue reading

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