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.
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.
The Simi Valley Police Department is warning residents to be wary of scam artists using the phone to steal money from the unsuspecting.
Beginning next week, Californians will see a flurry of new laws take effect.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Federal and local agents Tuesday morning raided the homes of Moreno Valley’s mayor and four city council members.
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.
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.
Experts recommend using some type of guidance to navigate forms and maximize your returns.
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.
So you’ve prepared your tax return and found that you owe. What should you do if you can’t pay?