Congress to limit powers of SEC, CFTC, and IRS

Investing.com — Congressional Republicans are moving forward with a landmark regulatory reform that would strip federal government agencies of their most powerful tool — the power to broadly interpret federal laws. The new U.S. Congress was sworn in yesterday afternoon, a few weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes power. Though repeal of Obamacare has grabbed…

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IRS Offers Free Tax Help

WASHINGTON — As tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers free tax help is available online, by phone and in-person. The IRS encourages taxpayers to take advantage of the online tools and resources at IRS.gov. Many taxpayers, who don’t want to wait, can get answers to tax questions right away at…

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IRS warns of scams against taxpayers

WOODWARD, Okla. — The IRS and Security Summit partners are warning taxpayers to be on the lookout for phishing scams that can increase around tax season. “Each day people fall victim to phishing scams through emails, texts, or phone and mistakenly turn over important data,” according to the IRS information. “In turn, cybercriminals try to use…

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