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Should You File Your Own Taxes?

We are just a few days into tax filing season. Though most people probably haven’t gotten their taxes done quite yet, WCCO took look into answering one of the most common questions. Tax season was delayed a few weeks, but the deadline is still April 15.

02/04/2014

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Good Question: How Long Should We Keep Financial Documents?

This time of year, many of us talk about getting our finances in order. A WCCO-TV viewer named Rachael from St. Joseph wrote us asking how long she should keep her financial documents.

12/26/2013

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Email Mishap Has MNsure Under Scrutiny…Again

MNsure is under fire, again. This time it’s because of an employee accidentally sent out an email containing the personal information of thousands of Minnesotans.

09/13/2013

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2 Boston Parking Spots Go For $560K

Parking can be very expensive in metro areas, but you won’t believe how much one woman was willing to pay. Two parking spots were being auctioned off in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood, after they were seized by the IRS for back taxes.

06/14/2013

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Paulsen Comments On National Security And Government Trust

U S Congressman Erik Paulsen joined John Hines on the WCCO Morning News Friday

06/07/2013

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Dahl Trucking Owner Indicted For Avoiding Paying Taxes

The owner of Dahl Trucking in Elmore, Minn., was indicted Tuesday in federal court for avoiding payment of taxes on the wages of his employees from 2007 to 2010. Marlin Dahl was specifically charged with 13 counts of failure to collect and pay Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA) taxes.

06/04/2013

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Talking Points: White House Dealing With Scandal Mess

More hearings are scheduled in Washington this week as Members of Congress continue investigating the IRS targeting of conservative and Tea Party groups.

05/19/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Is The IRS Corrupt Or Incompetent?

In a congressional hearing into revelations that the IRS targeted conservative groups, one congressman pounced on the agency’s fired chief’s insistence that the targeting was not politically motivated.

05/18/2013

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Bachmann Wants White House Investigated Over IRS Flap

Rep. Michele Bachmann is joining the calls for a thorough investigation as President Obama prepares to answer further questions about the growing controversy at the IRS. The acting commissioner resigned on Wednesday after the agency admitted it targeted conservative groups.

05/16/2013

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Avoid These Common Tax Day Mistakes

It’s crunch time to file your taxes. This Monday is April 15 — Tax Day. The Internal Revenue Service says 97 million American taxpayers had already submitted their tax forms by the first of the month.

04/15/2013

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Mailing Services Available Until Midnight On April 15 At MSP

To help out last-minute tax filers, the Post Office at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport will offer retail and collection services until midnight on April 15.

04/12/2013

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Tax Fraud Trio Pleads Guilty

The third and final member of a tax fraud trio pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States.

03/27/2013

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What Triggers an IRS Tax Audit?

The odds of an audit can increase substantially depending on your income, types of income, deduction amount and changes you have made since filing your last tax return.

03/25/2013

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Good Question: Is Getting A Refund The Best Deal?

The IRS anticipates 75 percent of federal filers will get refunds in 2013. The average last year was slightly more than $2,800.

03/20/2013

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