Tag: IRS

Tax Season Means Open Season—On You

The official tax season began yesterday, and along with it open season on you—it’s time for tax scammers to try to fool you into sending them money, give them your personal information, or take your tax refund. Or all three. In response, the Federal Trade Commission has identified January 20–February 2 as Tax Identity Theft…

The Tax Code’s Red Glare

You’ll probably hear the sound of fireworks at the stroke of midnight on January 1, but something else happens at midnight that’s causing plenty of fireworks without any sound at all. In less than a week the new tax system will go into effect. The sweeping legislation, official name H.R. 1 (115), is the first…

Seven Plead Guilty to Forging Transcripts in Order to Become Nurses

SACRAMENTO – Seven people have pleaded guilty to charges of forgery for using fake transcripts to become licensed as Registered Nurses. All were arrested as a result of a multi-agency probe involving the California Department of Consumer Affairs’ Division of Investigation (DOI), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Internal…

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