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  • Tax Day demonstrators demand that Trump release tax returns

    April 15, 2017 2:52 PM

    CHICAGO - Protesters are taking to the streets across the country to demand that President Donald Trump release his tax returns. The Washington, D.C., march began Saturday with a rally at the U.S. Capitol, where Democratic lawmakers called on Trump to stop the secrecy. Organizers say marches are taking place... more »
  • NOAA's biggest ship comes home after longest voyage

    April 4, 2017 2:53 PM

    SOUTH CAROLINA - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's largest oceanographic research vessel has returned to its homeport after the longest deployment of any ship in the agency's history. NOAA Ship Robert H. Brown spent almost 800 days at sea during the 3½-year deployment. NOAA says the ship traveled almost... more »
  • Trump releases tax info ahead of TV report

    March 14, 2017 8:51 PM

    WASHINGTON - The White House says President Donald Trump made more than $150 million in income in 2005 and paid $38 million in income taxes that year. The acknowledgment comes as MSNBC host Rachel Maddow says she has obtained part of Trump's 2005 tax forms. The White House is pushing... more »
  • Income tax audits plummet as IRS loses agents to budget cuts

    March 5, 2017 12:09 PM

    WASHINGTON - As millions of Americans file their income tax returns, their chances of getting audited by the IRS have rarely been so low. The number of people audited by the IRS in 2016 dropped for the sixth straight year, to just over 1 million. The last time so few... more »
  • Soldier reunites with family and friends at Baton Rouge airport Play Video

    February 22, 2017 11:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - After months on the road, a soldier was reunited with his family during a huge celebration at the Baton Rouge Metropolitan airport. Staff Sergeant Joshua Goins and his family are back together for the first time since October. They've been separated since the birth of a... more »
  • Trump aide says tax returns won't be made public

    January 22, 2017 1:07 PM

    WASHINGTON - White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway says President Donald Trump will not release his tax returns, appearing to shut the door on a decades-long tradition of transparency. Every president since 1976 has released their returns. During the campaign, Trump refused to make his filings public, saying they were... more »
  • Louisiana to begin accepting state tax returns on Jan. 23

    December 28, 2016 1:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Revenue says it will start accepting 2016 state individual income tax returns on Jan. 23. That's the same date that the IRS begins accepting federal tax returns. Jan. 23 also is the date when taxpayers can begin downloading paper tax forms from the... more »
  • Ripa, on 'Live,' says uproar over exiting co-host settled

    April 26, 2016 12:26 PM

    NEW YORK - Kelly Ripa says all has been discussed and all is forgiven. Returning to "Live" on Tuesday after several days' absence, Ripa addressed the uproar that erupted last week when she was blindsided by the announcement that her co-host, Michael Strahan, is headed to "Good Morning America" full-time.... more »
  • IRS resolves computer problems after outage

    February 4, 2016 6:39 PM

    WASHINGTON - The IRS says it has resolved a computer system outage and is again accepting electronically filed tax returns. In a statement on Thursday, the agency says it had resumed processing individual and business tax returns at about 5 p.m. Eastern, a day after a "hardware failure" forced the... more »
  • IRS computer problems shut down tax return e-file system

    February 3, 2016 7:05 PM

    WASHINGTON - The IRS says it has stopped accepting electronically filed tax returns because of problems with some of its computer systems. The outage could affect refunds, but the IRS says it doesn't anticipate "major disruptions." The agency on Wednesday experienced what it is calling a "hardware failure." The e-file... more »
  • IRS: Your chances of getting audited lowest in a decade

    February 24, 2015 12:34 PM

    WASHINGTON - The IRS says budget cuts forced the agency to reduce the number of tax audits last year to the lowest level in a decade. In 2014, fewer than 1 percent of individual tax returns were audited, the lowest rate since 2004. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says the number... more »
  • Woman accused of tax fraud charged

    February 7, 2015 6:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A tax preparer based in Baton Rouge has been charged with filing false tax returns seeking more than $500,000 in refunds. A federal grand jury on Friday indicted 34-year-old Tamekia Cecilia Harton after U.S. Attorney Walt Green claims she filed 214 tax returns between January 2011 and... more »
  • Baton Rouge mother and son charged with filing false tax returns

    January 14, 2015 2:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A woman and her son are facing 40 counts together of suspected fraud. Madie Langley and her son Darin Langley were both arrested for filing false tax returns. Both work as tax preparers at Matrix Computers and Tax Services in Baton Rouge. Investigators found tax returns... more »
  • National Guard soldiers return to La.

    January 9, 2014 2:43 PM

    RESERVE - Members of a National Guard unit which lost one of its members while deployed to Afghanistan arrived back in Louisiana Thursday. Members of the 1084th Transportation Company, 165th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, 139th Regional Support Group arrived on a bus at the Guard center based in Reserve... more »
  • Nova's scores, Grant's returns rally Rutgers 28-24

    September 21, 2013 6:36 PM

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. - Gary Nova threw touchdown passes of 33 and 4 yards to Leonte Carroo in the final 9:55 and Rutgers rallied from a 17-point, second-half deficit to beat previously undefeated Arkansas 28-24 on Saturday. Janarion Grant sparked the rally with a 58-yard punt return for a touchdown in... more »
  • News 2 Investigates: Top Ticket Violators

    May 2, 2013 7:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Parish Attorney's Office partnered with the City Clerk of Court will now withhold state income tax returns from people with outstanding parking tickets. Weekly, city court judges sign more than 200 money judgments allowing tax returns to be seized to pay off what's owed. ... more »
  • Favre returns to Super Bowl for NFL Network

    January 30, 2013 2:47 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Brett Favre is returning to the NFL - to work for the NFL Network. The retired three-time NFL MVP quarterback will join the network's crew for daylong coverage of Sunday's NFL championship game between the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers. Favre hasn't been heard from much... more »
  • Taxpayers can start filing their state tax returns

    January 30, 2013 2:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE- People can now file their state income tax returns, but the state revenue department says the earliest tax filers will get their refunds is Feb. 26. The department announced Wednesday that new computer software designed to prevent fraudulent electronic filing is being rolled out. That identity verification software... more »
  • Tax filing season starts Jan. 30 for most filers

    January 8, 2013 1:19 PM

    WASHINGTON - The Internal Revenue Service says late changes to federal tax laws should mean only a short delay for most taxpayers to file their 2012 returns. The agency said Tuesday that more than 120 million taxpayers - about 80 percent of all filers - should be able to start... more »

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