FBI Searches Home Of Fired Former President Of Starkey HearingMore drama is unfolding in the ongoing purge of top executives at Starkey Labs. Federal agents executed a search warrant at the Plymouth home of former Starkey president Jerry Ruzicka Wednesday afternoon.
Inver Grove Heights Used Car Dealer Gets 2 Years For Tax EvasionA 65-year-old used car dealer from Inver Grove Heights was sentenced to two years in prison Thursday for income tax evasion.
Washington County Warns Of Deputy-Impersonating Credit Card ScamA man impersonating a sheriff's deputy has been calling Washington County residents and threatening to arrest them if they don't pay fines or tickets by phone with pre-paid credit cards.
Anoka Woman Who Doesn't Believe In Money Gets 2 Years For Tax EvasionA 56-year-old Anoka, Minnesota, woman who told the IRS "there is no such thing as money" was sentenced Tuesday to two years in federal prison by a judge who held a less existential view of U.S. currency and other monetary instruments.
Dayton Drew Big Inaugural Checks After ElectionAfter easily securing a second term as Minnesota governor, Democrat Mark Dayton landed sizable checks toward his early-January inauguration, including some from corporations whose leaders favored the GOP nominee in the race.
Employees Quit Recently Raided Burnsville Credit Repair BusinessQuestions remain for both customers and employees following a raid by federal investigators of a local credit repair business. Months after a WCCO Investigation first exposed complaints, investigators seized documents and computers at United Credit Consultants in Burnsville.
Investigators Raid Burnsville Credit Repair BusinessA Twin Cities business that says it can improve your credit profile could be in some money trouble of its own. Federal and state investigators took boxes of documents from United Credit Consultants in Burnsville on Wednesday morning.
Tax Tips: What You Need to Know About Write Offs And DonationsKnowing what you can legitimately deduct off your taxes and what receipts you didn’t need to hold on to after all, can help both you and your accountant avoid a lot of headaches.
Good Question: How Much Tax Refund Money Are We Getting?As of March 20, 57 percent of American taxpayers filed their federal taxes. Just about 80 percent received a refund. The average federal refund amount is $3,038. That refund rate is expected to drop slightly as we head closer to April 15.
Small Business Tax Tips: Are You Filing The Correct Forms?It’s easy to make a mistake on your taxes, especially if you are a new business owner or running a small business. Before you file, dot your i’s and cross your t’s by making sure to use the correct tax forms.
Good Question: What Triggers An IRS Audit?New numbers from the IRS show just 0.86 percent of tax returns are being audited, which is the lowest level since 2004.
Tax Season This Year Brings Some Big ChangesThe tax filing season officially opens on Tuesday, and this year there are a number of potentially big changes of which citizens need to be aware. For the first time under the Affordable Care Act, most Americans will have to certify that they had health insurance coverage in 2014 to avoid a tax penalty.