The IRS is alerting consumers to a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country. Additional expenses that you pay at closing - including prepaid interest or points - may be tax-deductible, if they're not already included on your Form 1098 that reports home mortgage interest, said Lisa Greene-Lewis, a TurboTax tax expert. Victims may be threatened with arrest, deportation or suspension of a business or driver's license. In many cases, the caller becomes hostile and insulting.
"This scam has hit taxpayers in almost every state in the country".
"The extended deadline should be welcome news for those taxpayers who haven't yet completed this important obligation", said Acting Commissioner Nonie Manion. Or pay by credit card.
Remember, you do not have to like the IRS to "like" the IRS.
Last week, the IRS warned of a surge in phony emails with subject lines like "e-Service Account is Blocked" that try to dupe tax professionals into turning over their log-in credentials.
Callers claim to be employees of the IRS, using fake names and bogus IRS identification badge numbers.
The IRS reminds seniors to remain alert to aggressive and threatening phone calls by criminals impersonating IRS agents.
South Korea test fires 800km-range missile
But according to one White House official, Trump is not ruling anything out when it comes to dealing with Pyongyang. The two leaders also " agreed to stay in close communication to enhance cooperation on North Korea ".
President Trump misses annual AIPAC conference
Soon after Trump took office, Netanyahu announced that Israel would establish the first new settlement in some two decades. The Palestine Liberation Organization has said it will revoke its recognition of Israel if the embassy is moved.
North Korea fired medium-range ballistic missile
North Korean state media said the "Pukguksong-2" missile is a surface-to-surface missile that can carry nuclear warheads. Pacific Command detected and tracked what we assess was a North Korean missile launch at 11:42 a.m.
Q. Does the IRS offer tax relief for disaster victims?
If you get a call like that, hang up immediately. An extension will give you extra time (final due date will be October 16) to get your paperwork to the IRS, but it doesn't extend the time you have to pay any tax due - those are still due on April 18.
An extension may be the only valid option if you do not yet have all the information you need to prepare your return.
"You're going to see a multitude of people coming into the tax offices over the next week - week and a half", Clark added.
The complaint alleges that Draper, who prepares returns through her business Unlimited Fashion located at 245 Moreau St.in Simmesport, prepares returns that fraudulently understate her customers' income tax liabilities and/or overstates the refunds they are entitled to receive. @IRSnews provides useful tax updates and helpful tips to individual taxpayers. What can taxpayers do to protect their financial future? This includes any type of electronic communication, such as text messages and social media channels. -This tool's tracker displays progress through three stages: Return Received, Refund Approved and Refund Sent.
The goal is to trick someone into opening a link or attachment so ID thieves can steal user credentials.
He had planned to travel to Russia Monday on a trip meant to start fresh dialogue with the Russian government. He added that the United Nations was "created to support America instead of serving the wronged people".
Addressing a joint presser with visiting Bangladeshi Prime Minister, he said that "India liberated Bangladesh from terrorism". About the issue of terrorism, Jaishankar said that the two countries had positive experience in counter-terrorism operations.
Several demonstrators with "Save South Africa " banners gathered in Pretoria near Union Buildings, the seat of the presidency. More than 30,000 South Africans protested across the country on Friday, calling for President Jacob Zuma to stand down.
The landing took place in bright conditions at around 1120 GMT (1720 local time) close to the Kazakh steppe town of Dzhezkazgan. Now, she is bound to make history the second time, being called the commanding officer of the ISS twice.
Up three just five shots in, it looked as though Garcia could walk away with the tournament, but Rose bounced back immediately. He would have been the youngest ever to win two titles, something he was mere holes away from accomplishing previous year .
Open when he was just 20 years old, right before he was coming to Utah that summer to play in Johnny Miller's Champions Challenge. The third act saw Sergio-just when it seemed like he was out of it-make a dramatic charge with an eagle on 15 and birdie on 17.
The Spaniard has now lost his all three matches against Federer this year, including the epic Australian Open final. Federer moves up to fourth in the world, as he continues on his dream of returning to the very top in the world.
While Guardiola will concentrate on defensive signings, he has been critical of his attack's inability to convert chances. But the Gunners have two games in hand on Manchester City the current occupants of the final Champions League spot.
On Monday, the foreign ministry warned that if Washington does nothing to improve relations, "Moscow will react reciprocally". Tillerson said Tuesday that "It is clear to all of us that the reign of the Assad family is coming to an end".
On the 18th, he showed grit too in holing an eight-footer for par to join Rose in a share of the lead. "I feel great. Then Spieth ripped his second shot over the creek and to within 29 feet of the hole, setting up a two-putt birdie.
Wil Myers hits for cycle in Padres win
Trevor Cahill was scheduled to start for San Diego but was placed on the 10-day disabled list Sunday due to a back strain. The game tips off at 8:30 PM EST in Coors Field, Denver , Colorado. "I will communicate that with that in the future".
It was a tearful road for Sergio
He played a round with Garcia the week before at Austin Golf Club and left the course in awe of how well he was hitting the ball. Golf went all in on one superstar, and now that he's routinely absent (and usually uncompetitive), the sport is lagging a bit.
N. Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting
White House official said Trump wanted to work with China and described the discussions over North Korea as a test for the U.S. Trump has repeatedly said both that China needs to stop North Korea, and that the United States will stop them if China won't.
US, Canada, Mexico to make joint bid
Newly elected president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad has said he would back such an effort. England appeared to be the favourite for the 2018 World Cup, but was beaten out by Russian Federation .
Eight suspects detained over St. Petersburg metro bombing
The flat raided at around 05:00 local time (01:00 GMT) on Thursday was in Tovarichesky Prospekt in the east of St Petersburg. The Federal Security Service said in a statement that its experts defused a self-made explosive device at the apartment.
James Brokenshire to make Commons statement on Stormont
Brokenshire said he had been "working intensively with the political parties and with the Irish government to find a way forward". It is not possible to form an executive without appointing both a first and deputy first minister.
Making the Syria Strikes Count
It was the first direct US assault on the Russian-backed government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in six years of civil war. The US and China share a commitment to a denuclearized Korean peninsula and will cooperate more to obtain that goal.
BMW pulls advertising from Fox News' 'O'Reilly Factor'
The host had said in the past there is no merit in any of the allegations and he settled the claims for the sake of his children. Lexus will "monitor the situation", a spokesman for the vehicle company said in a statement to CNN and the Daily Beast .
Wil Myers hits for cycle as Padres beat Rockies 5-3
Myers singled in the first, doubled in the third and homered in the sixth to help the Padres win for the third time in four games. The over is 4-0 in the Rockies' last four Tuesday games, and the under is 4-1 in the Rockies' last five game twos of a series.