Gift Card Scam

Gift cards are for gifts, not for making tax payments. Many people give gift cards as a convenient gift for any occasion. Scammers use gift cards to steal your money. Here's how this usually works: The scammer may call you, impersonating an IRS agent, or contact you by text, email, or social media. The criminal calls [...]

Homeownership and Taxes: Things Taxpayers Should Consider When Selling a House

This article was published by the IRS. It's important for taxpayers to understand how selling their home may affect their tax return. When filing their taxes, they may qualify to exclude all or part of any gain from the sale from their income. Here are some key things homeowners should consider when selling a home: Ownership [...]

IRS Unveils New Online Identity Verification Process for Accessing Self-Help Tools

This article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service has launched an improved identity verification and sign-in process that enables more people to securely access and use IRS online tools and applications. Taxpayers using the new mobile-friendly verification procedure can gain entry to existing IRS online services such as the: Child Tax Credit Update [...]

Taxpayer Advocate Service: Helping Taxpayers Navigate Their IRS Issues or Concerns

This article was published by the IRS. The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is an independent organization within the IRS that helps taxpayers and protects taxpayers' rights. They can offer help when tax problems cause a financial difficulty. When the taxpayer has tried and been unable to resolve their issue with the IRS, or a taxpayer believes [...]

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