Your Tax Return: What Could Go Wrong?

You’ve filed your return. What a relief! Then, to your horror, you find income or a credit that you failed to include. When you’ve made a mistake or omission on your taxes, you can fix the problem by filing an amended return. In some cases, no amendment may be necessary
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Top 10 Elder Fraud Scams

An aging population is sparking a rise in reports of elder abuse. Download this free FVS Eye on Fraud report to learn today's top financial scams targeting seniors, such as investment schemes, bank account manipulation and even grandparent scams.
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2017 Tax Filing Season Now Open

The Internal Revenue Service says it has successfully started accepting and processing 2016 federal individual income tax returns on schedule. More than 153 million returns are expected to be filed this year. People have until Tuesday, April 18, 2017 to file their 2016 returns and pay any taxes due.
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ID Tax Theft Down But Some Must Wait for Refund Checks This Year

The IRS has slowed the flood of fake tax refunds from recent years. But taxpayers who file for the EITC and ACTC credits still have to be on guard.
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6 Tips For Paying Off Your Student Loan Debts

Whether you have a mountain of debt or several small loans, these suggestions can help.

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