Tax Season

How To File For An Extension If You're Not Ready For Tax Day

How To File For An Extension If You're Not Ready For Tax Day

It just takes a few minutes, there are no special hoops to jump through, and there's no fee payable to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). And contrary to popular belief - and what some are suggesting this time of year - filing for an extension isn't an audit trigger.

IRS: Be vigilant against phone scams!

IRS: Be vigilant against phone scams!

Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers to be alert to tax time phone scams where aggressive criminals pose as IRS agents in hopes of stealing money or personal information. Remember IRS will never call to demand immediate payment, or threaten to immediately bring in local police or other law-enforcement groups to have the taxpayer arrested for not paying. Keeping digital information safe is a key point as well.