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Tax Rackets – Common Scams Against Honest Taxpayers

Tax day is fast approaching. Review some of the more common tax scams, so that you can avoid them.


Study: Only 15% Of Americans Make Annual IRA Contributions

The percentage of U.S.workers who make annual IRA contributions has dropped to a record low 15 percent, according to a new survey commissioned by Greene IRA.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/07/2012

IRS Dealing With More Fraud & Identity Theft In Tax Returns

The agency has added new filters to screen for tax fraud and is working harder to help victims get their rightful refunds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/20/2012

IRS Cracking Down On ID Theft, Arrest Over 100

The government began a crackdown on identity theft after noticing an uptick in criminals trying to file fake returns through the IRS.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/31/2012

Local Minister And Wife Accused Of Tax Fraud

According to a Justice Department lawsuit, Diamond Tax Service owner Damian Jackson and his wife Holly allegedly filed fraudulent tax returns for customers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/23/2011

Two Detroit Men Plead Guilty To Federal Tax Evasion Charges

Two Detroit-area men plead guilty to federal tax evasion charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/11/2011

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Police Detonate Suspicious Package Near IRS Building

A suspicious package that caused a bomb scare near the IRS building in downtown Detroit has been detonated by Detroit Police Bomb Squad.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2011

Man Charged With Gun Crime, Obstructing The IRS

A Parma man is charged with being a felon in possession of 6 different firearms, obstructing the administration of the Internal Revenue laws and 5 counts of filing false tax forms with the IRS.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/10/2011

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Accountant Accused Of Million Dollar Embezzlement

An accountant working for Munson Healthcare in Traverse City is accused of embezzling more than a million dollars from the healthcare provider.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2011

Time Running Out To File Taxes

If you haven’t filed your taxes yet, you have to do it by midnight Monday…this year’s tax filing deadline.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2011




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