Verizon and Sprint have agreed to pay $120 million in refunds to customers. Both companies agreed to these refunds in order to settle allegations that the wireless carriers billed customers millions of dollars for unauthorized services from third-parties.
The Minnesota Department of Revenue says tax payers who qualify for refunds because of 2013 tax law changes will get their money by June 27. Department officials say 260,000 returns qualify for refunds, and 52,000 have already been reviewed manually. The review process is being automated to speed up the processing.
Minnesota Department of Revenue officials have a message for taxpayers who haven’t filed their returns. The department says the new tax cuts are good to go, and taxpayers should file now. Those cuts were passed just a couple of weeks ago by lawmakers, and thousands of Minnesotans could benefit. A couple of weeks ago, the revenue department made a very unusual appeal, urging Minnesotans to wait to file their tax returns so it could re-calibrate its computers and re-write tax forms for the new cuts.
It’s hard to think there’s anything funny about taxes when you’re under a mountain of paperwork, but CBS News contributor and analyst Mellody Hobson has a little comic relief for taxpayers.
The IRS anticipates 75 percent of federal filers will get refunds in 2013. The average last year was slightly more than $2,800.
Most tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.
State officials are warning of a scam by a group posing as the Minnesota Department of Revenue that uses claims of tax refunds as bait to obtain personal data.
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Hundreds of thousands of CenterPoint Energy gas customers could be in store for refund.
More than 80,000 Minnesotans who bought travel insurance through Travelocity will be getting a refund.
Former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty has some buyer’s remorse after paying a $25,000 fee to compete in South Carolina’s first-in-the-South presidential primary.
A well-known tutoring center has suddenly shut down, possibly leaving Minnesota parents out thousands of dollars.