The IRS issued the following alert related to a phishing scam tartgeting the military.
IRS Consumer Alert
Taxpayers should be on the lookout for a new, email-based phishing scam now circulating that targets Department of Defense military members, retirees and civilian employees. The email appears to come from Defense Finance and Accounting Services and displays a .mil email . . . → Read More: IRS Consumer Alert – Phishing scam targeting Department of Defense military members, retirees and civilian employees
It’s not too late!
FREE Tax Return Preparation in Sacramento!**
Dial 2-1-1 for an appointment
April 7th 2012
City of Rancho Cordova
2729 Prospect Park Drive
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
9am to 1pm
La Familia Counseling Center
5523 34th Street
Sacramento, CA 95824
9am to 12pm
Mutual Assistance Network
810 Grand Ave
Sacramento, CA 95838
10 am to 1pm
SAFE Credit Union
12519 Folsom Blvd
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
9am to 1pm
April 14th 2012
City . . . → Read More: Free Tax Events in Sacramento – Dial 2-1-1
New IRS2Go Offers Three More Features
IRS has released a new version of IRS2Go, a smartphone application that lets you interact with the IRS using your mobile device. Three new features are available, providing access to video, news updates and more tax information.
IRS2Go delivers video from the IRS YouTube channel to your mobile device. As IRS . . . → Read More: New IRS2Go Offers Three More Features
IRS Releases the Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2012
IRS YouTube Videos: Dirty Dozen: English | Spanish | ASL
The Internal Revenue Service issued its annual “Dirty Dozen” ranking of tax scams, reminding taxpayers to use caution during tax season to protect themselves against a wide range of schemes ranging from identity theft to return preparer fraud.
The Dirty Dozen . . . → Read More: IRS Releases the Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2012
YouTube – Tax Tips: Earned Income Tax Credit
Watch this YouTube video describing the . . . → Read More: YouTube – Tax Tips: Earned Income Tax Credit
Is your organization on Twitter? Help spread the word about the Earned Income Tax Credit. The sample EITC tweets are part of an EITC Outreach Partner Toolkit, see the IRS EITC Web site for more information.
Tweet now through April 17, 2012. A great day to start is January 27, 2012 — EITC Awareness Day!
Earn $49,000 . . . → Read More: EITC Tweets! For EITC Awareness Day
VITA Super Site for Tax Preparation – April 15, Robbie Waters Pocket/Greenhaven Library, 7335 Gloria Drive, Sacramento, CA, 1 pm to 8 pm. Special one-day free tax preparation event for those earning $49,000 or less. In addition to free tax preparation, free and reduced-cost child care information will be available, children’s activities, free and reduced-cost health . . . → Read More: VITA Super Site in Sacramento on April 15
Filing your own taxes is easy. To be eligible for free federal and state income tax filing with the Beehive, you need:
• Earned income of less than $57,000 in 2010
• A valid email address
• A valid Social Security Number (or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number)
For residents of Sacramento, please visit: www.thebeehive.org/cityofsacramento. This service is provided by the . . . → Read More: File Your Taxes Free Online
2011 Federal Tax Filing Season
To assist taxpayers, select Internal Revenue Service (IRS) offices will be open on Saturday, March 26, 2011. These IRS offices will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. local time.
Individual and business taxpayers will no longer receive paper income tax packages in the mail from the IRS. These tax packages contained . . . → Read More: IRS Tax Information – From Popular Government Questions USA.gov
Considering a Refund Anticipation Loan?
Consider this: The fees and charges of the RAL actually add up to an annual interest rate of more than 37 percent.
As the clock winds down to the April 17 deadline for filing State and federal income tax returns, the California Board of Accountancy (CBA) is warning consumers about Refund Anticipation Loans . . . → Read More: Accountants Warn Consumers About “Instant” Tax Refund Loans