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IRS Warning — 12 Scams to Watch Out For This Tax Season

The IRS has issued its annual warning about the "Dirty Dozen" schemes out there—ways that certain disreputable folks will try to steal your money or methods people use to hide financial information from the tax agency.

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Is Your Unclaimed Tax Refund Among the $1 Billion Being Held by the IRS?

There are still a few weeks left to file your 2012 tax return, but April 15 of this year marks another important deadline for taxpayers: it's your last chance to file for a refund on your 2009 taxes.

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Why You Should Beware of Tax-Refund Loans

It takes at least a few days, sometimes longer, to receive your refund after you've filed your taxes with the IRS. Some people, though, just can't seem to wait. This almost certainly is a bad decision.

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Photo by Andy Capwell

Andy Capwell Taking On His Tax Return

They say you never forget how to ride a bike, and that you never forget your first love. Then why does it seem I always forget how to do my taxes every year? I finally made my way to the Federal Building right down the street from the radio station, and grabbed as many tax booklets and forms as I could. I knew that I'd make some mistakes and I am never sure which form I'll need to use!

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How to Stop Identity Thieves From Stealing Your Tax Refund

Last week, the Internal Revenue Service announced that it had targeted about 400 identity thieves across the country. The thieves were using stolen Social Security numbers to file false tax returns and then claim the refunds.

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Maine’s “Chickadee Check-Off” Program is in Danger

There is a chance that Maine's "Chickadee Check-Off" program could vanish from Maine tax forms unless Mainers support it. The tax form check-off has been part of the Maine tax form for 30 years. The money supports the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife's Endangered and Nongame Wildlife Fund.

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‘CA$H’ Coalition Helping Mainers with Taxes + Money Matters

‘CA$H Maine’ is a lot of groups helping a lot of people. First of all, CA$H stands for ‘Creating Assets, Savings and Hope.’ The group is made up from 50 non-profit and for-profit partners working together to help low and moderate income Mainers make the most of their money.

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California Man Pays Huge $14,000 Tax Bill with Coins

Larry Gasper didn't have two pennies to rub together.

No, he had a few thousand.

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