IRS May Need More Information Because of Affordable Care Act

irs-logoThe IRS may need more information from some income tax filers this year due to provisions of the Affordable Care Act. Taxpayers who signed up for coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace chose to either have advance payments of the premium tax credit paid directly to their insurance provider in order to reduce their premiums throughout the year or to get their assistance at tax time as a premium tax credit. Continue reading

IRS Officials Offer Tips to Hang Up on Scammers

IRS logoTelephone scam artists pretending to be with the IRS call claiming you owe money or have a refund trying to trick you into releasing important information. They may know a lot about you, and they usually alter the caller ID to make it look like the IRS is calling. Fake names and incorrect identification badge numbers are given to make you think they are who they say they are. Continue reading