SHOW #46 (February 15, 2015)
RENOVATIONS THAT WILL BOOST YOUR HOME'S VALUE.
Also: Common mistakes made by home buyers and sellers, watch out for IRS imposter scams, tax fraud on the rise and a preview of Westminster Dog Show.
 

         
     
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 Here are links to more information on the stories covered on this show.



The March issue of Consumer Reports is filled with important information
for anyone who plans to buy or sell a home. Here are links to some of the
key articles in this issue.

 

Tax-related identity theft was the most common form of identity theft reported to the Federal Trade Commission in 2014, while the number of complaints from consumers about criminals impersonating IRS officials was nearly 24 times more than in 2013, according to FTC statistics released in late January. Read the IRS news release.

A Wave of Fake Federal and State Tax Returns are being filed: The crooks use stolen user names and passwords to gain access to the accounts of people who've done their taxes with online preparation software in the past.

The 139th Annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show will be held on Monday and Tuesday, February 16 -17.

And the safest type of cutting board is...?

Attention Square Dancers: The 8th Annual Alzheimer’s Benefit Dance will be held on February 22, 2015 from 1:00 to 4:00pm at the Edmonds Masonic Hall.


 

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