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54 min ago | National Public Radio

Hoeness Tax Case Has Germans Dashing To Confess

The high-profile tax evasion trial against former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has prompted a surge in the number of Germans turning themselves in to authorities for failing to properly declare their taxes.


1 hr ago | The Miami Herald

6 women charged with filing 800 false tax returns

Federal prosecutors say six women have been charged with filing more than 800 false income tax returns and claiming more than $1.3 million in refunds.


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Tue Apr 15, 2014

CBS Local

Massachusetts Extends State Tax Filing Deadline

The Massachusetts Department of Revenue said Tuesday that because of delays with their electronic filing system they have extended the deadline for taxpayers to file their Massachusetts Personal Income Tax returns - or to file for an extension - until midnight on Friday.


Related Topix: Massachusetts, Massachusetts Government

Cuomo tax return shows $188,000 book advance

The money from the memoir pushed Cuomo's total income to nearly $360,000 in 2013, a significant increase from 2012, when he earned $230,000.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Cocktails, Free Food and Other Tax Day Deals

Providers of everything from French fries to cocktails to hotel rooms to apple-scented urinal screens reading "Abolish The IRS" will be going out of their way Tuesday to try to make you feel better about having to fork over your money to Uncle Sam.


Related Topix: Drink, Cocktails, Uncle-Sam, LA


NC LGBT Group to Hold Rally Over Tax Filing Policy

North Carolina's largest LGBT advocacy group is holding a rally to protest a new state tax policy regarding same-sex couples.


Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina

WABC-AM New York

No Time to Waste on Tax Returns

The clock is ticking down on the deadline to file your 2013 tax returns. You must file something by midnight Tuesday or face a penalty.


National Public Radio

Union Fights Push To Hire Private Tax Collectors

A public employees union is fighting a bipartisan effort in Congress to force the Internal Revenue Service to hire private contractors to collect some delinquent taxes.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Getting a big tax refund may not be a good thingGetting a big tax...

"Often the very people who celebrate receiving a refund are those who are most in need of extra money in their pocket each month," said Gail Cunningham, a spokesperson for the National Foundation for Credit Counseling.


5 Things to Know about Tax Day

This April 13, 2014 file photo shows the headquarters of the Internal Revenue Service in Washington.


WCHI-AM Chillicothe

You pay higher taxes than Boeing (and GE, ...

You may be among the 95 percent of Americans who believe it's their civic duty to pay their fair share of taxes, but sending a portion of your salary to the IRS still smarts.


WAVE-TV Louisville

Income taxes by the numbers: Deadline arrives, millions have yet to file

According to, nearly 100 million tax returns have been filed so far, and they expect to receive millions more by midnight April 15. For those who haven't filed, don't worry.


WCAX-TV Burlington

Congresswoman: 3,800 in New Hampshire owed refunds

U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter says an estimated 3,800 people in New Hampshire are owed more than $3 million in unclaimed tax refunds.


Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, Representative Carol Shea-Porter, US News

WPTF-AM Raleigh

McCrory, Tax Overhaul Opponents Talk On Filing Day

Conservatives are using the April 15 deadline to celebrate tax changes that North Carolina lawmakers argue will keep more money in family wallets and encourage job creation.


Related Topix: Pat McCrory, US Governors, Raleigh, NC


Your taxes are due

If you still haven't filed, then you're among the minority. As of the end of last week, the IRS had received nearly 100 million tax returns -- roughly three-quarters of the returns it expects to get this tax season.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Disgraced former city manager gets prison

Newly released notes from lawyers who interviewed Gov. Chris Christie say he was "nervous" about finding out if anyone else on his staff was involved in a politically motivated traffic jam scandal.


Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Violent Crime, Life, Holidays, Passover

Survey says . . . most won't sweat income tax deadline

The taxman cometh Tuesday, and those Americans who filed their returns well in advance are in the majority.


Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Bell scandal kingpin gets prison term in tax case

The man authorities say masterminded a scheme that fleeced the small Los Angeles suburb of Bell out of millions of dollars was sentenced in federal court Monday to 33 months in prison for income tax evasion.


Related Topix: Prison

The Marion Star

IRS chief: New rule on the way for tax-exempt groups

WASHINGTON a?? The Internal Revenue Service is prepared to rewrite a proposed rule regulating the political activities of non-profit groups to address complaints from the right and left that it goes too far, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said Monday.


Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Non-Profit, US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

April 15 not much of a deadline for most taxpayers

The calendar shows April 15, and you haven't even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don't need to fret.