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8 min ago | American Thinker

Death, Taxes, and Anti-Semitism

Ben Franklin opined that there was nothing certain but death and taxes. I'd add a third to the list of certainties, anti-Semitism, and this week reminds us of that.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Examiner.com

IRS may try again to use 'mercenaries' to collect taxes: Watchdog

CNBC contributor Carmen Wong Ulrich answers questions from iVillage readers. This time she talks about the right way to deal with Collection Agencies.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit

Forbes.com

IRS Targeting? How About Coerced Sex With IRS?

If you survived April 15, your idea of being 'screwed by the IRS' probably doesn't mean too much.

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Greenwich Citizen

Branstad priorities not OK'd as adjournment nears

As the end of the legislative session draws near, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is pushing lawmakers to keep some of his priorities in mind.

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Related Topix: Iowa Government, Iowa, Terry Branstad, US Governors, Pension, Personal Finance, Council Bluffs, IA

The Olympian

Nebraska lawmakers to study tax issues over break

Fresh off a session that saw $412 million in tax relief over the next five years, the Legislature's Revenue Committee plans to hold meetings this summer and fall to consider various tax issues.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman, Agriculture, Science

NBC Miami

Thieves Target Mailboxes for Tax Refund

The United States Postal Service says thieves are getting into mailboxes using counterfeit keys to steal tax returns.

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Related Topix: Coral Gables, FL, Miami-Beach, FL, Federal Prisons, Prison

Sunherald.com

Bloomberg News: Allow the Irs to prepare tax returns

For millions of American taxpayers, the uncelebrated unholiday known as Tax Day is spent in an anxious scramble.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

KOY-AM Tempe

Same Sex Couples Ask for Tax Filing Equality

A group promoting same-sex marriage delivered petitions to Governor Jan Brewer's office on Friday asking the governor "to reconsider her position on the recognition of same-sex marriages performed outside of Arizona."

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Ohio governor candidate's son accused of tax fraud

DAYTON, Ohio -- A son of Ohio Democratic gubernatorial candidate Larry Ealy has been accused of buying stolen identities online and using them to file fraudulent federal income tax returns for refunds.

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Related Topix: Dayton, OH

Reuters

Amazon's tax-free European profits drop after IRS clamp-down

The amount of money Amazon.com Inc reports through a tax-exempt vehicle in Europe has dropped sharply in the past two years, even as European sales jumped, after the U.S. tax authority tightened rules it felt were being abused to shift profits.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

The Modesto Bee

27K UPMC worker hit by data breach, 788 by fraud

UPMC notes that no patient information has been lost to the thieves, who are being investigated by the Internal Revenue Service and other federal agencies.

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Related Topix: Business News

NJ.com

6 splurge-worthy buys for your tax refund

With the anguish of Tuesday's tax deadline behind us, many New Jerseyans are just waiting for their tax refund.

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Related Topix: New Jersey

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KTAR

IRS agents raid Scottsdale luxury auto dealership

Internal Revenue Service agents descended on a Scottsdale luxury auto dealership but the tax agency isn't saying what prompted the raids.

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Related Topix: Scottsdale, AZ

WBTV

SC economic advisers make no change in projections

The Board of Economic Advisors made no changes Thursday in its revenue projections.

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National Public Radio

IRS Audits Less Than 1 Percent Of Big Partnerships

A new government report says the Internal Revenue Service audits less than 1 percent of large partnerships, drawing criticism from Congress.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Carl Levin, US Politics, Democrat, US News

SFGate

Governor: Nebraska tax relief debates to continue

Lawmakers made good strides this year in passing millions of dollars in tax cuts, but Nebraska's next governor and Legislature can still do more when a new session begins next year, Gov. Dave Heineman said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Nebraska, Nebraska Government, Healthcare Law, Law, US Governors, Dave Heineman, Science / Technology

Press & Sun-Bulletin

NY comptroller says dubious tax refunds blocked

The New York Comptroller's Office reports stopping more than $24 million in questionable personal income tax refunds so far this year, saying it has found 7,482 improper filings, up 18 percent from last year.

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KFOR-AM Lincoln

Heineman Pleased With Tax Cuts

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman says he's pleased with tax-cut bills approved by lawmakers, despite their rejection of proposals to lower top income-tax rates and taxable farmland values.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dave Heineman

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WTVY Dothan

Bentley Opponent Releases Tax Return

Former Morgan County Commissioner Stacy George of Baileyton reported that his only income was his paycheck as a correctional officer in a state prison.

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Related Topix: Morgan County, AL, Baileyton, AL, State Prisons, Prison

KMBC-TV

Missouri lawmakers approve tax cut package

Setting up a likely veto showdown, the Republican-led Missouri Legislature gave final approval Wednesday to an income tax cut for millions of individuals and thousands of business owners that Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon warned could imperil funding for public schools and services.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Missouri Government, US News, Jay Nixon, US Governors

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