Survey: Nearly A Third Of Americans To Use Tax Return To Pay Off DebtA new survey by the website, Affirm, shows that 26 percent of Americans plan to use their tax return to pay off debt -- and that includes debt racked up by overspending on the holidays.
Nearly $16M Unclaimed In Minnesota Tax RefundsBy law, the unclaimed funds become property of the U.S. Treasury after three years if a return is not filed to claim the refund.
5 Things To Know About The Minnesota Tax Bill Before Filing Your ReturnsBefore jumping into your 2017 tax returns, you should know about a bill Minnesota lawmakers passed last year that affects your state income taxes.
7 Unusual Tax Deductions You May Qualify ForThese seven strange and arcade deductions might help you lower your tax burden this year.
Trump Lashes Out Over 2005 Tax Return Story, Blasts ReporterThe journalist who received a copy of a portion of President Donald Trump's 2005 tax returns says Trump doesn't want the American people to know who "he's beholden to."
Good Questions: Tax Returns, Unsold Girl Scout Cookies, Folding Hands For PrayerEvery Friday, we tackle a bunch of viewers’ burning questions. This week, Heather Brown explores tax returns, unsold Girl Scout Cookies and folding hands for prayer.
Turbo Tax Resumes State E-Filing; Still Closed In Minn.The company had temporarily suspended e-filing in all states over concerns of fraud. The scare prompted the Minnesota Department of Revenue to block Turbo Tax filings, which remains closed pending further investigation.
Minn. Stops Accepting TurboTax Returns Due To Potential FraudThe Minnesota Department of Revenue has stopped accepting tax returns filed using Intuit’s TurboTax individual software because of potential fraud.
Owner Of Shuttered Mpls. Restaurant Charged With Tax FraudThe owner of a former Minneapolis restaurant was charged Wednesday with 68 counts of failing to pay sales tax and filing fraudulent and false tax returns. According to the Hennepin County Attorney's Office, 46-year-old Michael Ralph Whitelaw underreported sales by more than $1 million, and he underpaid tax by $100,000.
Man Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison For Tax Fraud SchemeA 25-year-old man has been sentenced to six years in prison for filing false income tax returns in order to obtain tax refunds, according to court documents.
MN Inmates Charged With Filing $400K In False Tax ReturnsTwo inmates at a Minnesota prison are accused of filing $400,000 in false tax claims to the Internal Revenue Service, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Tony Terrell Robinson, 30, and Tanka James Tetzlaff, 39, were each charged Tuesday with one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and 10 counts each of making false claims.
MN Dept. Of Rev: Refunds From Tax Law Change On The WayThe 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.

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