Congressman Jimmy Panetta. File Photo.

Government / Politics

Panetta requests IRS provide update on coronavirus impact on filing season

In addition to requesting an evaluation of whether the April 15 filing deadline needs to be extended this year, the release said members asked Commissioner Rettig to consider the need for relief from certain filing and payment penalties for taxpayers and communities affected by COVID-19.

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Police / Fire

Police warn of phone scam

Woman reports scammers are claiming to be from the IRS or local police department in an attempt to obtain money fraudulently

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Business / Economy

Free tax preparation service available locally

More than 200 people locally received an earned income tax credit of more than $107,000 last year

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Volunteer in Hollister with AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is the nation's largest volunteer-run tax preparation and assistance service

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Police / Fire

Sheriff’s Office warns of IRS tax fraud

Callers claiming to represent IRS are looking to defraud taxpayers

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COMMENTARY: Scam Alert: It’s not the IRS!

IRS calls are fake – do not answer or hang up