Millions of people woke up this morning to learn that, for the fourth time in 2018, they didn't win the big lottery jackpot - and it's only the first week of January!
The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers and tax professionals of a new email scam targeting Hotmail users that is being used to steal personal and financial information.
The phishing email subject line reads: "Internal Revenue Service Email No. XXXX | We're processing your request soon | TXXXXXX-XXXXXXXX". The email leads taxpayers to sign in to a fake Microsoft page and then asks for personal and financial information.
The Internal Revenue Service said today that it expects more than 90 percent of all 2017 individual tax returns to be prepared using tax software. The majority of those will be e-filed. Since 1986 when the IRS started accepting electronically filed tax returns, more than 1.8 billion have been securely processed.
Throughout the year, we've read stories about how more than half of American have less than $1,000 saved to use in an emergency. Chances are you are among those people, and there is hope to make a change.