An Internal Revenue Service investigator who most recently served in the agency's New York office has been promoted to special-agent-in-charge in Philadelphia. He'll oversee, in part, IRS investigations in Montgomery County.
Parents of children attending area school districts should be wary, the Internal Revenue Service says. New scams abound involving federal Child Tax Credit payments for eligible families.
Coronavirus-related criminal fraud investigations in Graterford, conducted by the IRS' Philadelphia field office, demonstrate its commitment to find bad guys trying to bilk the government, it said.
If you owe taxes or, worse, can't pay your taxes, don't make the mistake of not filing a tax return, Pennsylvania's certified public accountants implore. Believe it or not, the government really can help you, but not if you ignore the problem.
Just because you lacked a job during 2011 doesn't mean the IRS will let you slide through without paying income taxes. Pennsylvania's certified public accounts say there are tax laws that affect the unemployed.
Remember last year's big floods across the Pottstown area? If your property was affected, how could you forget! You might be able to claim a deduction for property damages on your 2011 federal income tax, but be forewarned: it won't be easy.
You, not a tax preparer, are on the hook for any mistakes that appear in your income tax returns ... which means you can't afford mistakes in choosing preparers themselves.
The Pottstown office of Family Services of Montgomery County is looking for help to tackle the annual chore of assisting area residents in preparing their federal income tax returns.