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A week before the April 15th deadline, Federal auditors have released a scathing report on the tax preparation industry, calling much of the industry incompetent and sometimes, crooked. NBC's Chris Clackum reports.
Think you will miss the April 15 deadline? Don't despair. File an extension to avoid penalties.
At a Senate hearing in Washington today, John Koskinen, IRS Commissioner, and Nina Olson, a national taxpayer advocate, urged Congress to pass a proposal that would allow the IRS to regulate all tax preparers.
It's getting down to the wire and your taxes are due soon. You don't want to miss out on important tax credits and deductions that can save you money. Sharon Epperson talks to Elda Di Re, a partner and tax leader at Ernst & Young, about retirement plan contributions, job-relaxed expenses, charitable donations and other tax moves that can help filers save money, even in the 11th hour.
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CNBC's Jon Fortt and Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO, discuss the decision of the IRS to treat bitcoin as a property, not a currency.
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CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the IRS is saying bitcoin should be treated as a property, not a currency.
Fraudsters have scammed thousands by posing as the US Internal Revenue Service and demanding money for unpaid taxes, said the IRS' watchdog.
For many people, most of their savings are tied up in their 401(k) where they think their money is safe and will continue to grow. CNBC's Sharon Epperson speaks with three top financial advisors about the most common mistakes people make with their 401(k) savings plans.
The countdown to the April 15th tax filing deadline is on and the IRS is inundated with taxpayers' calls. CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains how you can get help -- fast.
Radio talk show host Tony Katz shares his opinions on the IRS scandal.
Are you confused at tax time? You're not alone. TurboTax provided CNBC with answers to some of the most common questions on its website.
All generations of pre-retirees are facing some level of savings shortfall, but there are steps anyone can take to help build their 401(k).
Millions of Americans ask each year why is it so tough to get rid of the marriage penalty. As CNBC's Allison Linn reports, it basically comes down to the fact that you can't have both a progressive tax system and a system that treats married and single people differently without some falling into the hole -- and without some complaining.
Same-sex couples who took a trip to the alter this year, or are just filing a joint federal return for the first time, will have a host of new issues to deal with, reports CNBC's Allison Linn.
CNBC consumer reporter Kelli Grant discusses IRS red flags that can lead to an audit.
H&R Block is blaming a delay in the opening of the Internal Revenue Service's e-file system for a huge shortfall in its third-quarter revenue.