Tax Refund Delays Grow As Filing Deadline Gets CloserCOVID and the policies to help fight its economic implications have put the IRS far behind in its processing of tax returns.
Newsom, 6 Other Governors Call on Biden to Lift $10K Cap on Tax DeductionsCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom joined six other Democratic governors on Friday in calling on Pres. Joe Biden to lift the $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions that was a part of former Pres. Donald Trump’s massive 2017 tax law.
Stimulus Check Update: Social Security Recipients Left Waiting Could Receive Relief Payments SoonThe IRS is preparing to send stimulus checks to millions of Social Security recipients still awaiting payments because they don't file taxes.
IRS Tax Filing Deadline To Be Pushed Back To May 17The postponement of the deadline will allow taxpayers and tax preparers extra time to work through the ongoing tax issues resulting from the COVID pandemic.
Tax Service Company Says IRS Will Reissue Stimulus Checks Sent To Wrong Bank AccountsAfter the IRS sent millions of stimulus payments to the wrong bank accounts, tax preparation companies said they’ve worked with the IRS to fix the error.
DOJ Pursues Historic $2B Tax Evasion Case Against Software Tycoon Robert BrockmanThe Department of Justice announced Thursday that it indicted software tycoon Robert Brockman on charges that he evaded paying $2 billion in taxes, making it the largest tax fraud case in U.S. history.
IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus Checks Sent To Prison InmatesHundreds of thousands of dollars in coronavirus relief payments have been sent to people behind bars in California and across the United States, and now the IRS is asking state officials to help claw back the cash that the federal tax agency says was mistakenly sent.
How To Get Your Stimulus PaymentThe IRS has launched a website that gives you the ability to track the status of your economic stimulus payment from the federal government during the coronavirus pandemic.
Tracking The Status Of Your Federal Coronavirus Economic Impact PaymentAcross the San Francisco Bay Area, families, furloughed workers and others have begun checking their bank accounts to see if their payment from the federal economic impact fund have been deposited.
Federal Student Loan, Tax Payments Delayed Due To Coronavirus PandemicAs the country grapples with an unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic that's thrown millions of Americans out of work, the U.S. Department of Education is automatically giving most federal student loan borrowers a break from their monthly bills until at least October.
San Anselmo Woman Pleads Guilty To Ripping Off Marin County IDs And Filing False IRS ReturnsA 42-year-old San Anselmo woman has pleaded guilty to stealing mail and ripping off the identities of dozens of Marin County residents to file fraudulent IRS claims of over $200,000, authorities said.
'Hunting Season For Online Thieves' - IRS Offers Cyber Monday Security TipsCalling it "hunting season for online thieves," Internal Revenue Service officials offered tips to consumers who will be going online to take advantage of Cyber Monday deals.
Some Bay Area Taxpayers Filing At Last Minute As Local Corporations Get Tax BreaksWhile many Bay Area residents may be paying more to the federal government this year, several big corporations based here – including Netflix, Salesforce and Chevron -- aren't paying a dime in federal income tax.
IRS Analyst Charged With Leaking Michael Cohen Bank RecordsA U.S. Internal Revenue Service analyst in San Francisco has been charged in federal court with leaking information about the bank records of Michael Cohen, a former personal lawyer to President Donald Trump.
Woman Pleads Guilty To Filing Thousands Of Fake Tax Returns, Pocketing $7.5MA California woman pleaded guilty to filing over 2,300 fake tax returns and accepting more than $7.5 million in refund checks from the IRS.