Los Angeles accuses H&R Block and TurboTax of defrauding taxpayers

Lawsuit claims the tax-prep providers steered consumers away from services that lets people file returns for free

May 8

Gold Star widow shocked by new tax bill

Theresa Jones said her family has been able to stay afloat because of the benefits they receive

Apr 25

Your old tax returns could be on sale for $1.04

Identity theft has never been this cheap — you can buy anything from old tax returns to bank accounts on the dark web

Apr 17

60 of America's biggest companies paid no federal income tax in 2018

New analysis finds dozens of corporations, including Amazon and Netflix, paid no taxes despite billions in profits

Apr 12

The debate over legalizing sports betting

With more states legalizing gambling on sports, bookmakers, leagues and state tax revenues are winning big. But will players — particularly unpaid college players — be targets for bribery? Jon Wertheim reports.

Mar 25 13:09

Changes this tax season

For most Americans, taxes are supposed to be filed by April 15th. This year there are new tax laws that may impact many taxpayers, especially if you're an investor. Daniel Geltrude, a certified public accountant and author of the book "Positive Financial Karma," joined CBSN to talk about some of the new tax laws.

Mar 20 04:03

Homeowners feel the pain of the new tax law

Middle-class property owners in high-tax states say they owe more federal taxes than they expected under the new tax law.

Mar 18 01:02

Billions in tax refunds were never claimed

Every year, millions of Americans don't file a tax return — but they could be due to get money back from the government. Here's why.

Mar 19 01:12

How small businesses can prep for tax season

With only a few weeks left this tax season, small businesses must learn how to navigate the Trump administration's newly enacted tax laws. Tax attorney and CPA Selva Ozelli joined CBSN with more insight into how small businesses can better understand how those changes impact them.

Mar 14 03:57

Getting the best out of this tax season

Tax season is upon us and if you're looking for the best ways to spend your refund, pay back the IRS, or what to do if you're audited we have some tips. Certified public accountant and author of the book "Positive Financial Karma," Daniel Geltrude, joined CBSN to talk about how to get the best out of this tax season.

Mar 8 05:26

Taxpayer group urges extending filing deadline to May 15

National Taxpayers Union calls for extending April 15 deadline, though individuals can get an extension fairly easily

Mar 7

Beware of these common tax scams

The IRS is warning taxpayers about the top 12 tax scams it calls the "dirty dozen." The agency is announcing one fraud each day. The IRS is revealing its latest scam on the list: dishonest tax preparers. It previously announced identity theft, phone scams, and phishing scams. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins "CBS This Morning" with what you need to know this tax season.

Mar 7 02:57

Some tax preparers promise fat refunds, then fleece consumers

Illinois prosecutors say tax-prep firms lured people with cruise offers, but overcharged and made mistakes

Mar 6

2019 tax returns: How to file your taxes for free

Depending on your income, age and profession, you may be able to tap free services to file your 2019 tax returns

Mar 4

When can you expect your tax refund?

Four weeks into tax season, the IRS is out with new data on this year’s tax filings. The average refund so far is $2,640. That's down more than $500 from this time last year. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss when you can expect your tax refund.

Mar 2 02:47

The surprise winners in this year's tax season

Taxpayers who qualify for the "pass-through deduction" are getting a big break under the new tax law

Feb 26

Why your tax refund might be smaller this year

The average tax refund is 16 percent lower than last year. Here's what tax pros say about the discrepancy.

Feb 25 01:34

The average tax refund is down more than $500 this year

Refunds are 16 percent lower over the first three weeks of tax season compared with 2018, the latest IRS data show

Feb 26

Warren Buffett: Wealthy are "undertaxed" compared with rest of U.S.

Billionaire says the rich should pay more taxes to fix growing income inequality — "I'm fine with it," he told CNBC

Feb 25

One winner from tax overhaul: America's banks

Profits at U.S. financial institutions soared 44 percent to record highs last year, largely due to changes in tax law

Feb 22

Family shocked by tax bill

Jennifer and Dan Yuen rely on their tax refund to help pay down debt. But this year they were shocked to find out they actually owe $5,000. Anna Werner explains.

Feb 21 02:09

How to tell if you're winning or losing under new tax law

Sure, a smaller IRS refund check can be depressing, but it doesn't always mean you're getting stiffed

Mar 13

Navigating a messy tax season

Tax expert Dan Geltrude explains the delays in tax returns being processed, the possible changes in your tax refund, and how to navigate this messy tax filing season.

Feb 21 04:37

Colorado woman's $8,000 tax bill leaves her in tears

Last year, one Colorado family of four's tax refund topped $3,600. This year, they owed in the thousands.

Feb 21

Claim these tax deductions — even if you can't itemize

Also known as "above the line deductions," these special provisions can be big money-savers

Feb 20

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Winning hearts and minds over vaccines

The World Health Organization listed vaccine hesitancy – when parents delay or withhold vaccines for their children – as one of the Top 10 health risks for 2019. Now, with more than 700 confirmed cases of measles in 23 states, public health officials are scrambling to put a stop to it. Dr. Jon LaPook reports on health experts using science as an antidote to misinformation about vaccines.

May 12 09:50

How Howard Stern became a new man

Over the past 13 years, Howard Stern helped SiriusXM satellite radio grow from a fledgling experiment into a 33 million-subscriber empire. But Stern, who made a name for himself as a potty-mouthed shock jock, has evolved – as a celebrity interviewer and as a person. He talks with Tracy Smith about his new book of interviews, "Howard Stern Comes Again"; his psychotherapy; a health scare that demonstrated he "wasn't Superman"; and how he and his wife are guardian angels to a thousand rescue cats.

May 12 08:25

"Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek on his cancer diagnosis

For 35 years Alex Trebek has hosted nearly 8,000 episodes of the game show "Jeopardy!" and won six Emmy Awards. And while contestant James Holzhauer's record-setting streak has been making headlines of late, the biggest news from the show has been Trebek's fight against pancreatic cancer. He talked with Jane Pauley about his chemotherapy, the crippling pain, and his determination not to miss a day of work.

May 12 09:21

Flight of fancy: The TWA Hotel

When Trans World Airlines went bankrupt in 2001, it looked like the end for architect Eero Saarinen's classic TWA Terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, one of the most distinctive buildings in the world. But it was rescued from the bulldozer by building preservationists, and the magnetic terminal that once drew air travelers has now been transformed into the nostalgic TWA Hotel, which recalls the glamour of '60s jet-setting aviation. Kris Van Cleave checks in.

May 12 05:18

The Central Park Five: A cautionary tale of injustice

Wrongly convicted as teenagers for a crime that shocked New York City, the five men who came to be known as the "Central Park Five," who were exonerated by a jailhouse confession and DNA tests, are the subjects of a new Netflix miniseries. Correspondent Maurice DuBois talks with Yusef Salaam, Antron McCray, Raymond Santana, Korey Wise and Kevin Richardson, and with Ava DuVernay, director of "When They See Us."

May 12 07:16

Navy SEAL pleads guilty for role in Green Beret's 2017 death

Adam Matthews, one of four U.S. servicemen charged in Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar's 2017 death, pleaded guilty to hazing, assault and other charges

6M ago

Uncovering $230 billion involved in money laundering

It wasn't Howard Wilkinson's job to investigate his bank's clients, but a colleague's request led him to find possibly the biggest money-laundering case in history. 60 Minutes reports, Sunday

9M ago

Mother caught on video confronting class says daughter was bullied

"Sisters, aunts, anybody over 18, I'll f— them all up. Do you understand me? Leave my daughter alone," the woman says to the students

12M ago

Trailer for David Letterman's Netflix show released

Kanye West opens up about being bipolar – and about velcro – in his one-on-one with Letterman

19M ago

Where all the 2020 Democratic candidates stand on health care

While most agree that universal coverage is an attainable goal, candidates differ when it comes to specifics

31M ago

Notable deaths in 2019

A look back at the esteemed personalities who've left us this year, who touched us with their innovation, creativity and humanity

Jan 17 62 photos

Met Gala 2019: Red carpet looks

See what all your favorite celebrities wore to fashion's biggest night

May 6 80 photos

New on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon

Shows and movies you'll want to stream soon

Apr 26 36 photos

Private secrets shared via postcard

Since 2004, hundreds of thousands of anonymous contributors with something to get off their chest have sent postcards to the website PostSecret.com

Apr 28 32 photos

Awe-inspiring reasons to love Planet Earth

On Earth Day it's time to stop and appreciate our planet

Apr 22, 2015 21 photos

Navy SEAL pleads guilty for role in Green Beret's 2017 death

Adam Matthews, one of four U.S. servicemen charged in Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar's 2017 death, pleaded guilty to hazing, assault and other charges

6M ago

Uncovering $230 billion involved in money laundering

It wasn't Howard Wilkinson's job to investigate his bank's clients, but a colleague's request led him to find possibly the biggest money-laundering case in history. 60 Minutes reports, Sunday

9M ago

Mother caught on video confronting class says daughter was bullied

"Sisters, aunts, anybody over 18, I'll f— them all up. Do you understand me? Leave my daughter alone," the woman says to the students

12M ago

Trailer for David Letterman's Netflix show released

Kanye West opens up about being bipolar – and about velcro – in his one-on-one with Letterman

19M ago

Where all the 2020 Democratic candidates stand on health care

While most agree that universal coverage is an attainable goal, candidates differ when it comes to specifics

31M ago

Uncovering $230 billion involved in money laundering

It wasn't Howard Wilkinson's job to investigate his bank's clients, but a colleague's request led him to find possibly the biggest money-laundering case in history. 60 Minutes reports, Sunday

updated 12M ago 00:54

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