Luis Garcia

Tax Tip: Letter from IRS? Check it!
You may have been hearing a fair amount in the news about scams using the IRS to convince potential victims to part with their money. Luis Garcia with the Internal Revenue Service in Michigan spends much of his time educating consumers about what could be a legitimate communication from the IRS, and…
Tax Tip: Didn't File? Here's What To Do
The income tax filing deadline has passed. Some time ago now, in fact. What's that you say? You didn't file?!
Well, the Internal Revenue Service says, first, don't panic. Second, they say, it's important to know what steps to take.
IRS spokesperson Luis Garcia tells WBCK more than …
One More Tax Tip
"Emancipation Day" in Washington, D.C. on Friday, April 15 means federal offices there weren't on the job, which means tax filers get an extra day to get their collective acts together. April 15 being a Friday means that extra day turns into an extra three days, including the …
Tax Tip: Don't Qualify for the EITC? Are You Sure?
The Internal Revenue Service tells WBCK an amazing number of folks who qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) don't claim it on their taxes - simply because they don't know they qualify.
Others may think they don't qualify, but a change in their tax status or income over the p…
IRS: We Rarely Call or Email
As people are preparing their taxes, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) sends out a warning to look out for scam artists.
Michigan IRS spokesperson Luis Garcia told The Richard Piet Show that con artists come in all sorts of different ways — whether it's throu…
IRS: One-Third File Early
Happy New Year! Now, get those taxes done! Just kidding. Actually, Internal Revenue Service Michigan Spokesperson Luis Garcia tells The Richard Piet Show on WBCK, one-third of tax filers get at it right away after the new year.
The rest of us wait until the last two weeks before the April 15 deadline…