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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters building Washington (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
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Cash-strapped Americans increasingly turn to tax refund advances

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cash-strapped Americans anxious for tax refunds are increasingly turning to payment advances, prepaid cards or other costly services when getting tax preparation help, according to new federal data raising concerns among regulators about whether consumers are fully informed about the fees.

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IRS: Your chances of getting audited lowest in a decade

Budget cuts forced the IRS to reduce the number of tax audits last year to the lowest level in a decade, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Tuesday. And the number of audits could be even lower this year.

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Tax season scams are cited in annual IRS warning

If you get a phone call from someone claiming to be an agent from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) demanding money, do not fall for it. It is one of the top threats the IRS is warning consumers about in its annual "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams for the 2015 filing season.

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IRS cuts make for tough tax season

If you find filing your income taxes to be a headache, it's about to get much worse.

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House GOP probe fails to link IRS scandal to White House

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A House Republican investigation faults senior IRS officials in the mistreatment of conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status, but could find no link to the White House, according to a report released Tuesday.

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IRS head says budget cuts could delay tax refunds

Budget cuts at the IRS could delay tax refunds, reduce taxpayer services and hurt enforcement efforts, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Thursday.

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The Internal Revenue Service Building in Washington D.C.
The Internal Revenue Service Building in Washington D.C. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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IRS paid $6 billion in bogus child tax credits, inspector says

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The IRS paid at least $6 billion in child tax credits in 2013 to people who weren't eligible to receive them, a government investigator said Tuesday.

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The Internal Revenue Service Building in Washington D.C. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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IRS failed to do background checks on contractors

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The IRS failed to do background checks on some private contractors who handled confidential taxpayer information, exposing more than a million taxpayers to an increased risk of fraud and identity theft, a government investigator said Thursday.

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Former IRS official Lois Lerner last May, declining to answer questions during a hearing on the handling of applications for tax exempt status filed by Tea Party and other conservative political groups.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Former IRS official Lois Lerner last May, declining to answer questions during a hearing on the handling of applications for tax exempt status filed by Tea Party and other conservative political groups. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
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Ex-IRS official called conservatives ‘crazies’

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former IRS official at the center of the agency's tea party controversy referred to some right-wing Republicans as "crazies" and more in emails released Wednesday. A key GOP lawmaker says the remarks show that Lois Lerner was biased against conservative groups and targeted them for extra scrutiny.

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The Internal Revenue Service Building in Washington D.C.
The Internal Revenue Service Building in Washington D.C. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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House passes $22B bill cutting IRS tax enforcement

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The GOP-controlled House passed a $2 billion measure Wednesday that would slash budgets for enforcing tax laws and new financial regulations, and a healthy food initiative that's a pet cause of first lady Michelle Obama.

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