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April 26, 2018

Hold That Call: IRS Warns of New Twist on Phone Scam With ‘Spoofing’

The IRS warned of a new twist on an old phone scam as criminals use telephone numbers that mimic IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers to trick taxpayers into paying non-existent tax bills. In the latest version of the phone scam, criminals claim to be...
April 25, 2018

House Ways and Means Committee Wants Answers for IRS Tax Day Tech Breakdown

A bipartisan group of House Ways and Means Committee lawmakers have given the IRS a deadline of May 4 to answer questions related to the April 17 technical glitches that led to the one-day extension of the tax-filing deadline. Questions include how...
April 20, 2018

DEW Will Provide Customer Service on Saturday, April 21

As the deadline nears for first quarter unemployment wage filings and payments, the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce understands that many businesses may have lost a day of preparation due to IRS filing issues. As a result, the DEW will...
April 20, 2018

News Roundup

Retailers, Restaurants Once Again Offer Discounts Tied to Tax Deadline Dollar margaritas, free massages and menu upgrades were among the treats and “deductions” offered by America’s restaurants, retailers and service providers to...
April 19, 2018

Charleston Accounting Startup Ceterus Raises $10 Million in Venture Capital

Ceterus, one of Charleston’s fastest-growing technology startups since its founding in 2008, has gained $10 million in a round of Series B funding from Richmond, Va.-based Harbert Growth Partners. It has raised more than $20.2 million since...
April 18, 2018

IMPORTANT: IRS EXTENDS tax deadline to midnight, April 18

Tuesday, April 17, the IRS’ Modernized eFile and Direct Pay services went down, leaving CPA tax practitioners and taxpayers scrambling on the last day of filing season. A number of other services, including Get Transcript, were also down....

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