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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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Where’s My Refund? IRS Tool Answers That Question

The Internal Revenue Service has a message for taxpayers eager to learn the status of their tax refund: Please don’t check the IRS website every five minutes — once a day is enough.

03/18/2013

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Plenty Of Changes For Tax Filers This Year

Experts recommend using some type of guidance to navigate forms and maximize your returns.

03/18/2013

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What To Do If You Owe Taxes But Can’t Pay

So you’ve prepared your tax return and found that you owe. What should you do if you can’t pay?

03/11/2013

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Basic Errors That Can Delay Your Tax Refund

Millions of people are getting a jump on filing their tax returns now that they have received their W-2s and 1099 forms. And for most, the incentive to get moving is to get that tax refund in their bank account as soon as possible.

03/11/2013

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As The Tax Man Cometh, Tips For Getting Ready

The IRS expects 75 percent of all 2012 returns will get a refund, so if you haven’t started preparing your taxes yet, do it.

03/04/2013

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How To Avoid Tax Scams & Make The Most Of Credits

It may be hard to believe, but April 15 will be here before we know it.

02/20/2013

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IRS Website Overwhelmed With Taxpayers Constantly Checking It

The Internal Revenue Service has a message for taxpayers eager to learn the status of their tax refund: Please don’t check the IRS website every five minutes — once a day is enough.

02/14/2013

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Tia Elbert Gets All A’s, 36 Points A Game

Tartan High School’s Tia Elbert averages about 36 points per game – not bad for a girl who took some time getting comfortable with basketball and Minnesota.

01/26/2013

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State Says No Need To Rush On Minn. Tax Filings

When it comes to those 2013 Minnesota income tax filings, state officials say there’s no rush.

01/15/2013

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Minn. Fee On Tardy Taxpayers Stays Steady In 2013

Tardy taxpayers won’t see their Minnesota late fees rise in 2013. The Department of Revenue says that the interest rate on delinquent taxes will remain at 3 percent next year.

11/29/2012

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Opinion: Churches Shouldn’t Be The Next Super PACs

It is time to end the tax exempt status of religious organizations that advocated for a partisan candidate.

11/13/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s Friday Tax Document Dump Only Raises More Questions

If the GOP wants a candidate to “man up”, they should tell Mitt Romney to grow up and stop hiding his returns and stop disparaging working Americans for meeting their tax obligations while he dodges his.

09/24/2012

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Good Question: Are Churches Allowed To Say ‘Vote Yes’ Or ‘Vote No’?

Most of us would have a problem with our preacher telling us who to vote for. That’s why the advocacy for or against a constitutional amendment, which would define marriage as only between a man and woman, has gained so much attention.

09/13/2012

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