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Cuomo warns New Yorkers of new tax scams

ALBANY — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New Yorkers need to beware of new scams this tax season. State officials say many of the new schemes target company payroll and human resources workers, with con artists sending emails posing as ...

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This is how much it will cost you to do your own taxes

It’s that time of year again. Your W-2, 1099s and other forms have probably landed in your mailbox. Now all you have to do is figure out the best way to file. Options abound. There are many tax-software companies out ...

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Tax refund advances appeal to more cash-strapped Americans

WASHINGTON — Cash-strapped Americans anxious for tax refunds are increasingly turning to payment advances, prepaid cards or other costly services when getting tax preparation help, according to new federal data raising concerns among regulators about whether consumers are fully informed ...

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IRS stops tax refunds during shutdown

That tax refund check won’t be in the mail — at least for now. As the federal government cuts back services during the partial shutdown, the Internal Revenue Service is continuing to accept income tax filings, but is no longer ...

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Second Circuit — Tax Refunds: Sarmiento v. United States

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit  Tax Refunds Overpayment — Wrongful Withholding Sarmiento v. United States 11-3752(L) Judges Katzmann, Parker and Wesley   Background: The plaintiffs commenced an action against the IRS arguing that the IRS wrongfully withheld tax ...

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H&R Block won’t offer refund-backed loans

NEW YORK CITY — H&R Block Inc. said Tuesday that it won’t offer refund anticipation loans next tax season because it’s getting more new clients and the appeal of the high-cost loans is shrinking.

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