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The House passed a bill that could bar the IRS from creating a ‘free’ tax-preparation software like TurboTax — here’s what it ...

The bill won't change much of the filing system, but it could prevent the IRS from making things easier for American taxpayers.
Reps. Richard Neal (D-Mass.) and Kevin Brady (R-Texas).

The House passed a bill banning the government from creating ‘free’ tax-preparation software like TurboTax, forever

Many of the bill's supporters have benefitted from campaign donations from for-profit tax-preparation companies.
Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.).

The White House says Democrats will ‘never’ obtain Trump’s tax returns, but Republicans revealed private tax information while inves...

Democrats are making a hard push for Trump's tax returns. But the White House is resisting, signaling this fight is long from over.
Your tax refund should hit your bank account within 21 days if you file online.

Here’s when you can expect your tax refund to hit your bank account, according to the IRS

Taxes are due on April 15. You can expect to get your federal tax refund within 21 days of filing your tax return online.
Michael Desmond.

Trump reportedly wanted to fast-track his IRS chief counsel’s nomination and prioritized it over his attorney general

"I'm always under audit, it seems," Trump said to reporters on Wednesday. "But I've been under audit because the numbers are big."
The IRS has a list of companies that offer free tax filing.

A tool on the IRS website makes it easy to file your taxes for free online. Here’s how it works.

The IRS has a free tax filing portal where you can file your federal tax return for free online if you made less than $66,000 in 2018.

Louisiana accidentally gave out $26 million in tax refunds after it paid people twice. Now it wants the money back.

After a computer error caused around 66,000 people to receive double refund payments, state officials reportedly said the system was fixed.
Worst case scenario, it's possible that you could go to jail.

12 terrible things that could happen if you don’t do your taxes

You'll want to pay your taxes, if only to avoid these consequences.
A fan holds an American flag as paper falls from buildings above during the ticker tape parade for the U.S. women's soccer team to celebrate their World Cup final win over Japan, in New York, July 10, 2015.

After weeks of worry, Americans’ tax refunds are finally trending up

After three weeks of data showing the average tax refund was smaller than last year, the IRS announced Thursday that refunds are up 1.3% on average.
The Tuesday after Presidents Day Weekend is the busiest time for the IRS.

The IRS says the busiest day of tax season is right around the corner, and there’s a simple way to beat the rush

When can you file taxes? The IRS says the busiest day of tax season is right after Presidents Day Weekend. Avoid the rush by filing your taxes ASAP.