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As the annual American tax-filing deadline steadily approaches, our consumer rights lawyers want to warn people in Chicago and nationwide that tax-time presents a fresh opportunity for financial scammers.
According to the IRS, consumers need to know about these three tax-time frauds.
- Bad Tax Preparers: The government urges consumers...
If you recently purchased a product from a retailer and then later changed your mind and returned that item, the sales tax you paid during your original purchase should be included with your refund.
It’s the law.
But our Chicago consumer rights lawyers continue to learn about retailers who illegally withhold a customer’s sales tax after that person decided to return merchandise.
For instance, Walmart recently admitted to customers and...Read More..
The federal government is getting serious about locating and prosecuting food manufacturers who engage in the dangerous practice of adulterating or mislabeling products.
A prominent recent example arose in the wake of 2012 inspections of two cheese manufacturing sites run by the now-defunct company Castle Cheese in Slippery Rock, Penn. After the inspections, the...Read More..