(HOUSTON) — The Houston Police Department wants immigrants to be aware that they’re being targeted by scammers. The scammers are calling local immigrants and claiming…


  via:christianpost   A secular group has filed a complaint with the Internal Revenue Service against the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, alleging that the ministry’s activity during the election season violates its tax exempt status.  Freedom From Religion Foundation, a Wisconsin-based organization, argued in its filed report that BGEA’s “vote biblical values” ad campaign violated […]

  via:christianpost   Over 1,000 pastors are set to defy the IRS next month by intentionally preaching on politics. The ultimate goal is to reach the court so that the “muzzle” on churches can be declared unconstitutional.  “People in America are allowed to debate these issues except for pastors from the pulpit,” said Erik W. […]

  via:christianpost   A church-state watchdog group has reported a Roman Catholic Church in El Paso, Texas, to the Internal Revenue Service after the church allegedly ran a notice in its bulletin that encouraged parishioners not to vote for President Barack Obama in the upcoming presidential election.  “The language that appeared in the bulletin – […]

One hospital in Harris County is asking its patients to secure personal information with a phone call to the IRS and the Social Security Administration…

  via:christiansciencemonitor We understand retirees can start taking retirement benefits at age 62. We realize we’ll get a bigger monthly check if we wait a few years more until our normal retirement age to tap benefits. And who hasn’t heard thatSocial Security has a long-term financial problem that Congress needs to address? “When you scratch beyond the […]

IRS refunds 2011, totaling more than $1.1 billion may be waiting for nearly 1.1 million people who did not file a federal income tax return for 2007. However, do your tax preparation to collect the money, a properly addressed, mailed and postmarked return for 2007 must be filed with the IRS no later than the […]

Countdown to tax time!  Plan ahead and get the help you need, for free. The IRS offers free assistance by computer, telephone and in person. The IRS can also help find free tax preparation sites for those who qualify. Here are four great ways you can get the information you need to file your tax […]


Our good friends at Bossip did a little research and found 10 Tax Tips for Last Minute Filers. In case you didn’t know, the 1st Time Home Buyers $8,000 Tax Credit was extended to April 30th.

Choose Tax Preparer With Care (Undated)  —  Beware of tax return preparers who promise extraordinary results.  That’s the message from the Internal Revenue Service as tax season moves into full swing.