Average tax refunds up $40 for 2019

The Treasury Department's latest weekly figures show that average taxpayer refunds are just about the same as last year's, even under the new tax reform.

New York tax investigators to meet with Cohen's attorney

New York state tax department investigators are scheduled to meet Tuesday with an attorney for President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, as part of a state probe regarding Cohen and the Trump Organization that comes as federal prosecutors have asked state and local prosecutors' offices to avoid taking steps that could interfere with their federal case, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Tariffs make 1,300 products more expensive

Businesses and consumers beware. Washington put tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods on Friday, and Beijing immediately responded with penalties of an equal scale.

Avoid being scammed this tax season

Thousands of people have lost millions of dollars and their personal information to tax scammers, who use email, regular mail, social media, and the telephone to trick you.