Filers should be aware of online tax scams

Even with spam filters on their computers, people get bombarded by e-mail scams, some of which involve income taxes or the IRS. For the scammers, tax filing season means opportunities to try to fool people.

80 percent of state taxpayers E-file

Department expects to handle 3 million returns this tax season

Revenue officials are urging taxpayers to file electronically, saying it can shorten the time taxpayers wait for their checks, protect their identities and reduce human error.