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IRS Warns of Back-to-School Scams; Encourages Students, Parents, Schools to Stay Alert

 

Internal Revenue Service - IRSAtlanta, GA – The Internal Revenue Service warns taxpayers against telephone scammers targeting students and parents during the back-to-school season and demanding payments for non-existent taxes, such as the “Federal Student Tax.”

People should be on the lookout for IRS impersonators calling students and demanding that they wire money immediately to pay a fake “federal student tax.” If the person does not comply, the scammer becomes aggressive and threatens to report the student to the police to be arrested.

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FTC Dismisses House Republicans Request for Clinton Foundation Investigation

 

Congressman Marsha Blackburn

7th District of Tennessee

U.S. Congress

Washington, D.C. – In July 2016, Congressman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) was joined by sixty-four of her colleagues in sending a letter to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) requesting an investigation into the Clinton Foundation.

In her letter, Blackburn cited unresolved media reports and recently discovered information about the Foundation’s initial tax exempt filings that portray a lawless “Pay to Play” enterprise that has been operating under a cloak of philanthropy for years. To read the full letter, click HERE.

U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn

U.S. Congressman Marsha Blackburn

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Clarksville Police issues Scam Alert, Scammer Posing as an IRS Representative

 

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Throughout the morning, the Clarksville Police Department call takers have been advised about multiple IRS scam calls to Clarksville citizens.

It appears that the scammers are targeting mostly elderly citizens.

This release is to inform the public about the IRS procedures for collecting funds. Scam Alert

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IRS Tax Tips for After April 18th

 

IRS - Internal Revenue ServiceAtlanta, GA – Tax day has come and gone for most people, but your dealings with taxes may not be over yet.

“We’re here to help resolve your tax issues throughout the year, and to help you plan for next year’s tax due date on Tuesday, April 18th, 2017,” said IRS Spokesman Mark Green.

The IRS offers these tips for handling some typical after-tax-day issues.

Income Taxes

Income Taxes

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Clarksville Police issues Scam Alert

 

Scammer Posing as an IRS Representative

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – On April 11th, 2016, a Clarksville Police Officer responded to an IRS scam. In the incident below, the caller poses as an IRS representative and tells the victim that he has unpaid taxes and threatens to freeze the victim’s accounts if he does not comply with his demands.

The following narrative gives details to this IRS scam and provides examples of scam tactics:

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IRS reports Tennessee top in the Nation with the most Electronic Filed Tax Returns

 

Internal Revenue Service - IRSAtlanta, GA – As the April 18th income-tax filing deadline approaches, “Tennessee has once again, set a record with the most electronic filed tax returns ever at this period and is tops in the nation,” said IRS Spokesman Mark Green. “We had estimated that Tennessee, would file 2.6 million e-file tax returns for the whole calendar year.  Thus far, Tennessee has filed over 2.2 million e-file tax returns,” said Green.

Most taxpayers have already filed their 2015 returns. For those who have yet to file, the IRS says don’t panic.

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Frazier Allen gives Five Roth IRA Rules

 

F&M Investment Services - Raymond JamesClarksville, TN – As an investor, there are always choices to make: pros and cons to weigh with your advisor.

Deciding on your retirement savings vehicles is no different.

There are so many options, but a Roth IRA, if you qualify, can really help with your retirement savings if you follow the rules.

When thinking about retirement, there are so many options. A Roth IRA can be a powerful retirement tool.

When thinking about retirement, there are so many options. A Roth IRA can be a powerful retirement tool.

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Tennessee Consumer Affairs says Free Consumer Tax Help Available through IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service

 

Tennessee Department of Commerce and InsuranceNashville, TN – With Tax Day only a month away, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (TDCI) Division of Consumer Affairs wants the public to know they have a voice at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

“For many, filing income taxes is a task that can be time-consuming and stressful,” TDCI Deputy Commissioner Bill Giannini said. “Our Consumer Affairs team and our partners with the IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service remind Tennesseans that tax help is just a phone call away.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance offers Tips to Tennesseans to Maximize Tax Refunds

 

Division of Consumer Affairs and Board of Accountancy Help Consumers Thwart Scammers

Tennessee Department of Commerce and InsuranceNashville, TN – With tax season in full swing, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) shares three essential guidelines to help consumers efficiently navigate the income tax filing process.

Income Taxes

Income Taxes

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Frazier Allen: Double-Check Before Filing Your IRS Return

 

It may seem like common sense, but going back over the information you enter may be the most important part of your tax filing duties.

F&M Investment Services - Raymond James - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – It’s tax time. And as you work with your advisor or tax preparer to maximize your refund, or at least minimize what you owe, keep in mind that one of the most important things taxpayers can do to limit errors is to double-check the information they input into software or a printed form.

It may seem like common sense, but going back over the information you enter may be the most important part of your tax filing duties.

Frazier Allen

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