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3 hrs ago | The CPA Technology Advisor

Two Miami Women Face Tax Fraud Charges: $3 Million-plus in Bogus Refunds

Two Miami-Dade women have been charged with preparing dozens of phony income-tax returns and pocketing a chunk of the multimillion-dollar refunds, the U.S. attorney's office said Tuesday.


7 hrs ago | Times Post

Houston considers tax increase

The Houston Board of Aldermen is considering its first tax increase since 2006 as it eyes next year's proposed budget.


Related Topix: Houston, MS, Chickasaw County, MS

11 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

How to reduce taxes without busting the budget

A few days ago, Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin waded into a debate among his fellow Republicans about how they should think about tax policy.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Devin Nunes, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Fox News

Lois Lerner's Blackberry deliberately destroyed after start of congressional probe: IRS lawyer

May 22, 2013: Director of Exempt Organizations for the Internal Revenue Service Lois Lerner prepares to deliver an opening statement to a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on alleged targeting of political groups seeking tax-exempt status from by the IRS, on Capitol Hill in Washington.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Representative Jim Jordan, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ohio, Conservative Political News

Business Journal

Bexar County's proposed budget includes tax cut

Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff says the region has "rounded the corner" with regard to any lingering effects of the Great Recession.


Post and Courier

One-day S.C. House session stirs question on its necessity

A special one-day S.C. House session Wednesday to debate and potentially override vetoes on two seemingly minor bills has some lawmakers scratching their heads.


Related Topix: Nikki Haley, US Governors, Libraries, Murrells Inlet, SC, Myrtle Beach, SC

New York Daily News

Vanessa Williams owes $370,000 in unpaid taxes: IRS

Vanessa Williams, seen here arriving at Monday's Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, was hit with a $370,000 tax bill from the IRS.


Related Topix: Ugly Betty, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Celebrities, Vanessa Williams

Washington Examiner

Is there no end to the Obama administration's duplicity in the IRS scandal?

For months on end, Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen insisted that Lois Lerner 's emails were destroyed when her computer's hard drive failed.


The Age

How to avoid paying income tax

"It's unlikely SMSFs are ever going to pay a substantial amount of tax as a segment."


Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Pension, Personal Finance, Retirement

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Deseret News

Corporate tax returns should be public

Tax inversions. Double Irish with a Dutch sandwich. Spinning off tangible assets into real estate investment trusts.


Save Those Back-to-School Receipts! 8 Tax Credit Tips from the IRS

Are you, your spouse or a dependent heading off to college? If so, here's a quick tip from the IRS: some of the costs you pay for higher education can save you money at tax time.


The Daily Caller

Obamacare Might Kill Your Tax Refund

Americans who underestimated their income for 2014 when they applied for health insurance might see their tax refund reduced or eliminated completely, the Washington Examiner reports .


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, US News, Conservative Political News

The Heartland Institute

Taxpayers, Beware - " of Big Wind's Latest Deceitful Ad Campaign

If you watch much mainstream TV, you've probably seen Siemens' new multi-million-dollar advertising blitz to sell the American public on industrial wind.


Related Topix: Marketing, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The CPA Technology Advisor

Truckers: Highway Use Tax Returns Due Sept. 2

Hey truckers, "got your ears on?" The Internal Revenue Service is reminding truckers and other owners of heavy highway vehicles that in most cases, their next federal highway use tax return is due on Tuesday, Sept.


Cleveland Heights criticized for using tax increase to build stadium: Fields of Green (Photo gallery)

School officials touted a refurbished clock tower and demolished old science wing in a $134.8 million bond issue to renovate the Cleveland Heights-University Heights high and middle schools.


Related Topix: Cleveland Heights, OH, University Heights, OH

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Worcester man pleads guilty in tax check scheme

A Worcester man accused of using the Social Security numbers of Puerto Rico residents to steal government cash pleaded guilty in federal court last week.


Related Topix: Worcester, MA

H&R Cell Block? Tax Refund Scam From Prison Yields....More Prison

I'm a tax lawyer based in San Francisco , but I handle tax matters everywhere. I enjoy untangling a tax mess from the past, disputing taxes with the government or planning taxes for the future.


Related Topix: Prison, Bayport, NY, State Prisons, Social Security, Personal Finance

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

National's tax cut mixed message

Finance spokesman Bill English last week flatly ruled out an announcement on a possible tax-cut package ahead of polling day.


Obamacare may eat your tax refund

There is perhaps nothing more consistent in creating unintended consequences than politics and legislation.


The Star Press

Dead skunk by the side of the road. Who ya' gonna call?Dead skunk by...

Dead skunk by the side of the road. Who ya' gonna call? Folks who deal with, say, a dead skunk by the road are same ones who deal with stray pets.


Related Topix: Yorktown, IN, Muncie, IN, Delaware County, IN