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  • Smart ways to spend tax refunds — or not

    Smart ways to spend tax refunds — or not
    Those federal income taxes are filed (hopefully), and now you can't wait to get your hot little hands on that refund check. There are many smart ways to spend your tax refund, or not. The average refund this year is $3,120, according to the Internal...
  • IRS says prominent Texas businessman, late brother owe $3B

    The IRS wants $3.2 billion to cover back taxes that it says are owed by a prominent Texas businessman and his late brother who the IRS says hid income by setting up overseas trust funds. The Internal Revenue Service detailed its claim in documents...
  • Police blotter: Three reports of fraudulent income tax filings

    Police blotter: Three reports of fraudulent income tax filings
    The following incidents were listed among area police reports. Readers are reminded that an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court can make that determination. Burr Ridge FRAUD A husband and wife who live on Devon Court and a...
  • Police blotter: aggravated assault, multiple IRS scams

    Police blotter: aggravated assault, multiple IRS scams
    The following incidents and arrests were listed among the official reports of the Wilmette and Kenilworth police departments. Readers are reminded an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination. Court...
  • IRS hotline wait times double from last year, watchdog says

    IRS hotline wait times double from last year, watchdog says
    Wait times for taxpayers who called the Internal Revenue Service's toll-free hotline more than doubled to nearly 25 minutes over the past year, according to a federal watchdog report released Thursday. "This filing season it has become increasingly...
  • E-file fraud: Identity thieves filing taxes to steal refunds

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. By its very nature, tax season unleashes a certain amount of angst, but this year may produce a higher level of foreboding due to a slew of data breaches that have imperiled electronic filing of tax returns. "Tax fraud this year...
  • Susan Tompor: 5 cool tips for a bigger tax refund

    Most of us have no problem when it comes to shopping around to save $100 on a vacation flight. Or using an app to save $10 on a dinner out. But shop around for a tax break? Who does that? Yet if you know the right tax breaks, you can generate a bigger...
  • Today: Feeling Unlucky. NFL's Risky Business.

    Hello. I'm Davan Maharaj, the editor of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines you shouldn't miss today. a img{ border:none; } .left{ float:left; } .right{ float:right; } .clear{ clear:both; } .hide{ display:none; } .featureWrap{ border:...
  • REDEYE FREEKIN WKND CHICAGO CRAFT BEER WEEK SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

    1. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The RedEye FREEkin Wknd Chicago Craft Beer Week Media Kickoff Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is sponsored by RedEye, a...
  • Tips for parents considering helping their child buy a home

    Rising prices and a dearth of homes for sale in many markets have made it harder for many looking to buy their first home. One of the biggest obstacles many are facing is saving up for a down payment, particularly in hotter markets where competition...
  • Filers scramble to beat income-tax deadline

    Filers scramble to beat income-tax deadline
    About 85 percent of American taxpayers file their returns online, but Heather Mullins isn't one of them. The Winter Park mother of five said she's busy enough without scrolling through online forms and instructions that seem overwhelming. Besides, her...