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Filed an extension? Have your 2014 AGI on hand

your tax return, preparation, e-filing, security | October 10, 2016 image description
your tax return, preparation, e-filing, security | October 10, 2016

The IRS is phasing out the Electronic Filing PIN, because using your prior year AGI is a lot more secure. Here’s how to find and use your 2014 AGI.

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Scammers Still in Business

IRS, security | May 16, 2016 image description
IRS, security | May 16, 2016

Federal agents have made strides in prosecuting rings of scammers over the last two years. These crooks pose as IRS agents in an effort to scare taxpayers into making an immediate payment over the phone to satisfy a bogus tax debt.

Unfortunately, bad guys are still in business, despite successful arrests and prosecutions. And the IRS is alerting taxpayers that if they get a phone call from these crooks, their best defense is to just hang up.

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