'Don't be fooled by unexpected emails about big refunds, tax bills or requesting personal information,' said IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.
Gambling winnings of any kind are taxable income and Uncle Sam wants his cut.
Your tax documents are coming and you need to keep track of them.
Although the tax deadline is still a couple of months away, you may want to get a head start, particularly if you experienced a major life event in 2016.
You can lie to everyone else in your life, but have to be truthful with your tax accountant because it's illegal if you don't report stuff.
Here is a checklist of last minute tax items you need to double check now before the end of the year.
If you donate stock to a charitable organization, you don't owe capital gains tax
Changes in tax policy under President Trump are one of the many uncertainties facing state budgets in 2017.
Don't write off 2016 just yet. Tax guru Ed Slott has a number of year-end tax moves that can save you some money.
Year-end giving does not need to be short-term. There are multiple steps that a family can take to create a long-term plan that spans the entire year.