Sheriff Shaun Golden Warns of IRS Scam

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden issued the following warning to residents this afternoon.

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Posted: March 12th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: IRS, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Sheriff's Office, New Jersey, Shaun Golden | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Sheriff Shaun Golden Warns of IRS Scam

Why is Tax Day April 18 this year?

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Tax Day is April 18 this year, giving us three extra days to prepare our annual fiduciary sacrifice to the Internal Revenue Service. And who do we have to thank? How about Abraham Lincoln? The deadline for filing federal taxes is April 15, unless its fall on a Saturday or Sunday, in which case Tax Day… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 10th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: IRS, Taxes | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Why is Tax Day April 18 this year?

Bamboozled: IRS tells fraud victims to use flawed system as a fix

assetContent (70)The IRS announced last week that more taxpayers than initially thought may be the victims of transcript fraud. It basically happened because the IRS website security system was too easy to crack. Now at least 724,000 taxpayers had data swiped by thieves who finagled their way into the IRS’ Get Transcript system, the IRS said. The… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 3rd, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: IRS | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Bamboozled: IRS tells fraud victims to use flawed system as a fix

The IRS could soon call you about debt collection, and it’s not a scam

assetContent (27)When the IRS and law enforcement officials issue warnings about phone scams involving tax collection, they always say the same thing: The IRS will never call you out of the blue to demand payment. That could change, according to legislators concerned about a little surprise tucked into a recently signed federal bill. A provision in the… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: December 12th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Bob Menendez, IRS | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on The IRS could soon call you about debt collection, and it’s not a scam

IRS Revises Number of Hacked Accounts To Over 300,000

IRSThe Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Monday revised its estimate of the number of taxpayer accounts hacked in May, and said it was more than twice the number initially reported. According to the agency, hackers gained access to 330,000 accounts and tried to break into another 280,000. The agency had initially said in May that hackers used… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 18th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: IRS, News | Tags: , , | Comments Off on IRS Revises Number of Hacked Accounts To Over 300,000

Tax Day 2015: Only one post office in N.J. will stay open late

assetContentOnly one post office in New Jersey will keep its doors open late for those last-minute filers on Wednesday’s IRS holiday. After a decade of decline in paper returns and the ride of electronic filing, only 112 locations across the country will offer extended hours on Tax Day, according to the United State Post Office. Bellmawr… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 14th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: IRS, Taxes | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Tax Day 2015: Only one post office in N.J. will stay open late

34,000 New Jerseyans about to miss out on unclaimed tax refunds: IRS

A deadline is looming for 1.1 million taxpayers nationally who might be entitled to refunds totaling more than $1 billion. That pool of people includes roughly 34,2000 New Jersey residents who never filed their returns in 2011, according to the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS estimates they are entitled to $34.5 million in refunds – or… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 13th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: IRS, Taxes | Tags: , | Comments Off on 34,000 New Jerseyans about to miss out on unclaimed tax refunds: IRS

A Bad Situation

Sorrentino Brothers Indicted For Tax Exvasion

 

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and Middletown Committeeman Gerry Scharfenberger cutting the ribbon at the TV personality's Middletown tanning salon

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and Middletown Committeeman Gerry Scharfenberger cutting the ribbon at the TV personality’s Middletown tanning salon

Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino of Jersey Shore fame and his brother Marc have been indicted on federal charges of failing to pay taxes on $8.9 million income from promotional activities, according to a statement issued by U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman. The brothers are expected to surrender to IRS Criminal Investigation Agents in Newark this afternoon prior to an appearance before in U.S. Magistrate Judge Steven Mannion.

Both brothers are charged with one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States Government and with filing false tax returns for 2010 and 2012.  The Situation faces an additional charge of failing to file a tax return for 2011.

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Posted: September 24th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Crime, Crime and Punishment, IRS, Jersey Shore, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Taxes | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

Beware of scammers claiming to be from the IRS

monmouth-county-prosecutors-office-sealPhone scammers are targeting local residents with aggressive phone calls claiming that they are from the IRS and threatening jail if the residents don’t pay immediately, according to a statement by the the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office.

The callers take various approaches to extort money by either demanding that funds be paid immediately or in some cases saying that there is a refund due. Whichever tactic the caller uses, the objective is to trick unsuspecting resident to give over private information.

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Posted: September 17th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: Crime, IRS, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Beware of scammers claiming to be from the IRS

Lurking Tyranny

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Posted: May 14th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Barack Obama, IRS, Tea Party | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Lurking Tyranny