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New scam targets the hearing-impaired. The IRS warns that con artists are using “video relay services” (VRS) to scam deaf and hard-of-hearing people who utilize this technology for communication. Scammers may claim to be IRS agents to demand money or collect personal information which can be used to steal identities. The IRS says it’s critical to verify the identities of callers requesting personal data. “Do not automatically trust calls just because they are made through VRS,” the IRS…
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Employer publication gets facelift. The IRS has updated Publication 15-A, “Employer’s Supplemental Tax Guide,” for 2017. One change: The Social Security wage base limit rose to $127,200. Also, Social Security and Medicare taxes now apply to earnings of household workers paid at least $2,000 in cash wages, and to the earnings of election workers paid at least $1,800 in cash or equivalent compensation. Pub. 15-A also gives details about leave-based donation programs for victims of Louisiana…