The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office is warning residents about an elaborate IRS phone scam.
Authorities said that a caller claims to be from the IRS and says you owe taxes. They may threaten to arrest you if you don't pay, they may rig the caller ID to look like a call from the IRS or law enforcement and know all or part of your social security number.
Officials said if you get a call like this know that the IRS doesn't demand immediate payment without notifying you by...
With the tax season in full swing many taxpayers have questions regarding their state and federal returns.
Internal Revenue Service Spokeswoman Jennifer Jenkins said it's important to make sure your personal information is kept safe.
"Social Security numbers, their personal information; birthdates, financial information, bank account numbers, that sort of thing. Just hold that information close don't widely disseminate it, and that's one way to kind of make yourself a hard...
If you filed your tax return early you may see a delay in receiving your refund check.
The IRS is holding refund checks on tax returns filed before Wednesday because of a computer glitch affecting a new fraud detection and prevention system. Susan Elliot from the Jackson Hewitt Tax Service has been getting calls all day from concerned citizens, and said a delay in sending out the checks is actually a security precaution.