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Tax Consultant Offers Tips On Why You Should File Your Taxes Early

Kevin Richards, owner of KNR Consulting Group, stopped by KCAL9 to share his top tax tips and why it’s important to file your taxes early.

02/17/2014

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Businesses Owe IRS After Payroller Disappears With Estimated $8 Million In Tax Money

The owner of a local payroll company, used by dozens of businesses in the Southland, has vanished — along with millions of dollars in missing money.

02/10/2014

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3 Indictments Charge More Than A Dozen With Tax Fraud, Identity Theft

Indictments were announced Thursday against more than a dozen Inland Empire income tax return preparers and associates charged with fraudulently seeking millions of dollars in tax refunds.

02/06/2014

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Simi Valley Police Warn Residents About Growing Phone Fraud, Money Scams

The Simi Valley Police Department is warning residents to be wary of scam artists using the phone to steal money from the unsuspecting.

01/23/2014

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New Year To Ring In New Laws On Tips, Totes, Transgenders

Beginning next week, Californians will see a flurry of new laws take effect.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/26/2013

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Ex-Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo To Plead Guilty To Filing False Federal Tax Return

Robert Rizzo, the former city administrator of the city of Bell, will plead guilty to federal income tax charges and faces a sentence of eight years in federal prison, according to a plea agreement filed Thursday in United States District Court.

12/12/2013

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First-Time Home Buyers Fear Gov’t Shutdown Could Hinder Federal Housing Loans

With the federal government shutdown still in place, some worry the political impasse could affect first-time home buyers in the Southland who qualify for federal mortgage loans.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2013

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Tea Party Patriots Rally Against IRS ‘Intimidation’

Dozens of protesters were lined up at one IRS location along 6th Street in L.A. following acknowledgement from IRS officials that some conservative groups received inappropriate attention.

05/21/2013

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Tea Party Patriots To Rally At IRS Offices

Protesters were expected Tuesday to descend upon IRS offices throughout Southern California and nationwide in the wake of reports that the tax collection agency targeted conservative groups.

05/21/2013

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Reports Of IRS Targeting Conservative Groups In California

Days after the IRS said low-level employees in a Cincinnati office targeted groups with the words “tea party”, “patriots” or “9/12″ in their names, new reports are emerging of the practice at offices in El Monte and Laguna Nigel.

05/14/2013

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Agents Raid Homes Of Moreno Valley Mayor, Council Members In Political Corruption Probe

Federal and local agents Tuesday morning raided the homes of Moreno Valley’s mayor and four city council members.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/30/2013

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What Triggers an IRS Tax Audit?

The odds of an audit can increase substantially depending on your income, types of income, deduction amount and changes you have made since filing your last tax return.

03/25/2013

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Where’s My Refund? IRS Tool Answers That Question

The Internal Revenue Service has a message for taxpayers eager to learn the status of their tax refund: Please don’t check the IRS website every five minutes — once a day is enough.

03/18/2013

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Plenty Of Changes For Tax Filers This Year

Experts recommend using some type of guidance to navigate forms and maximize your returns.

03/18/2013

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Basic Errors That Can Delay Your Tax Refund

Millions of people are getting a jump on filing their tax returns now that they have received their W-2s and 1099 forms. And for most, the incentive to get moving is to get that tax refund in their bank account as soon as possible.

03/11/2013

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