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IRS “Dirty Dozen” Series of Tax Scams for 2017 Includes Return Preparer Fraud; Choose Reputable Return Preparers

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers to be on the lookout for unscrupulous return preparers, one of the most common “Dirty Dozen” tax scams seen during tax season.

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Daily Bible Verse

“Do not judge, or you too will be judged.”

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President’s Day History

Presidents’ Day, celebrated each year on the third Monday in February, is a day when Americans honor the legacies of the U.S. presidents. The holiday was established in 1800, when Congress declared February 22–George Washington’s birthday–a federal holiday. Still legally known as Washington’s Birthday, Presidents’ Day has become a day to honor not only Washington , but Abraham Lincoln, the 16th U.S. president who was born on February 12, and the lives and accomplishments of all U.S. presidents.

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Daily Bible Verse

To do what is right and just is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.

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Ocelot Conservation Day in the Valley

Join the US Fish and Wildlife Service in celebrating the beautiful ocelot of the Rio Grande Valley!

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Daily Bible Verse

“Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him.”

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Daily Bible Verse

Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit lives in you?

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Weekly Wisdoms

Joyful living requires giving.

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Daily Bible Verse

We all stumble in many ways. If anyone is never at fault in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to keep his whole body in check.

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Reward Increased to $8,000 for Most Wanted Sex Offender from North Richland Hills

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is reminding the public that the reward for Mark Timothy McBride, 59, has been increased to $8,000 for information leading to his capture if the tip comes in during February. McBride, a Texas 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender and this month’s featured fugitive, is wanted for failure to comply with sex offender registration requirements, parole violation and probation violation. All tips are guaranteed to be anonymous.

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Daily Bible Verse

Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.

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Reward Offered for Most Wanted Fugitive from Bryan

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added Michael Christopher Sanchez, 32, to the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a cash reward up to $7,500 is now being offered for information leading to his capture. Sanchez, a Latin Kings gang member, is wanted for parole violation and engaging in organized criminal activity.

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