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  • Help For Underwater Homeowners In 2015

    Although most real estate markets have rebounded from their recession lows, this harsh fact remains: About 7 million homeowners continue to be stuck in the tar pit of serious negative equity, with mortgage debt at least 25 percent higher than the value of...
  • Fake IRS agents target more than 366,000 in huge tax scam

    Fake IRS agents have targeted more than 366,000 people with harassing phone calls demanding payments and threatening jail in the largest scam of its kind in the history of the agency, a federal investigator said Thursday. More than 3,000 people have...
  • Open-records law morphs into tool for corporations, advocates

    WASHINGTON Newspapers were once the dominant force in dislodging documents and other records from reluctant federal government agencies, but a new crop of media players, advocacy groups and corporate interests now drive the release of information. The...
  • Official Scam List: State Residents Lost $16.75 Million In 2014

    Official Scam List: State Residents Lost $16.75 Million In 2014
    It's a great year for scammers when they collect $1.7 billion — a federal government estimate based on more than 2.5 million complaints in 2014 — and don't have to worry about taxes. Identity theft was the No. 1 complaint to the Federal...
  • How to avoid tax scams

    With tax season in full swing, the IRS is warning taxpayers about a huge nationwide scam in which fake IRS agents call people on the phone, demand payments and threaten them with jail if they don't pay. Some tips from the IRS to void the scam: ____ &#...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    Police, other groups try to tamp down tensions in Ferguson after shooting of 2 police officers With measured remarks and a conciliatory tone, police, political leaders and civil-rights activists on Thursday sought to tamp down tensions after two police...
  • Economists call census survey valuable, but some lawmakers call it costly

    WASHINGTON Government and business economists are rallying to fight proposed budget cuts that threaten a government survey that they argue is vital for understanding how changes in the economy affect Americans across race, age, gender and income. At...
  • Gabbin' in the Grove: Avoiding scam artists

    Last month, while at dinner with my friend Jennifer, she told me a story about how her mom, Mrs. Stein, had been the victim of a phone scam and lost $1,000 in the process. Apparently, some sort of con artist called up Mrs. Stein, pretending to be her...
  • Fake IRS agents target more than 366,000 in huge tax scam

     Fake IRS agents target more than 366,000 in huge tax scam
    Fake IRS agents have targeted more than 366,000 people with harassing phone calls demanding payments and threatening jail as part of a huge nationwide tax scam that has cost taxpayers $15.5 million. More than 3,000 people have fallen for the ruse...
  • Windsor Locks edition community news: Windsor Locks, Suffield, East Granby

    Volunteer Income Tax Program WINDSOR LOCKS - Volunteer Income Tax Program (VITA) will prepare Windsor Locks residents' taxes if income is under $52,000 on Wednesday and Thursday evenings, from 6-9 p.m., through April 15, at Town Hall, 50 Church St,...
  • More people asking for free tax preparation help

    More people asking for free tax preparation help
    More people are seeking free help preparing their federal tax returns in Broward and Palm Beach counties. The United Way of Broward County is seeing about a 10 percent to 15 percent increase in tax returns filed by volunteers trained by the IRS, said...