Tag: IRS

New Regulations on Disposal of Fetal Tissue Cause Controversy

Texas (KFXV) — Proposed this summer by the state’s health department and now a rule that will requires women to bury or cremate fetal tissue after an abortion. Governor Greg Abbott has said he agrees with the rule and hopes legislators will make it a law this coming legislative session. Tomorrow will mark 5 months since the regulation was proposed. It’s been finalized and will go into effect in 20 days and pro-choice organizations are fighting back calling it ‘unconstitutional’. Texas health officials arguing the ‘enhanced protection of the health and safety of the public’. We looked into the...

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Authorities Seize more than $1 Million in Combined Gambling Establishment Raids

Harlingen (KFXV)– Cameron County authorities landing a heavy blow to illicit gambling establishments, with over a million dollars in seizures. This, as part of the second phase of ‘Operation Bishop’, which aims at dismantling criminal enterprises such as casino-type businesses and slot machines. Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio tells to FOX 2 News, the IRS identifies more than $360 million in annual profits from illegal gambling establishments. Authorities have made several arrests since June, however their identities have not yet been...

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300+ STC Students Refused Financial Aid

More than 300 south Texas college students being denied financial aid due to a cyber attack. STC representatives say the attack on an IRS database, has shut down the financial aid application… But there is another way for students to apply for aid. “We give notice to students that may come here, we have an office we prepared for them with a phone and where a fax to them to do here and not have to go to Harlingen.” The deadline to apply for financial aid is Wednesday, September...

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IRS says there are Millions of Unclaimed Tax Dollars

The deadline for filing your taxes is less than one week away; experts say millions of dollars are yet to be claimed. As of last week only 67 percent of taxpayers have filed. Officials say those with low incomes, or who worked part time may still be eligible for a refund. Texas alone has a total of $103 million in unclaimed tax money. The IRS says if you can’t pay what you owe; file anyway so you won’t be penalized. You can also file for a six-month extension by the April 15th due...

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