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IDENTITY THEFT ISSUES

The IRS, in conjunction with the Justice Department and other Federal, state, and local agencies, has intensified their efforts at preventing, detecting, and resolving identity theft and refund fraud. The identity theft and refund fraud effort has involved 734 enforcement actions involving 389 individuals. The effort included 109 arrests, 189 indictments and complaints, and 47 …

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MARRIED COUPLES VS. SAME SEX COUPLES? WHO PAYS MORE: BY CHICAGO CPA

The federal 1996 Defense of Marriage Act doesn’t offer tax breaks for gay spouses even more because the federal government doesn’t recognize gay marriage it results in paying as much as $6,000 extra a year for the same sex couples. While filing jointly, as a married couple provides tax benefits, the same sex couples can …

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