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2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Trying to talk with IRS can be taxing

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said in April that budget cuts probably will mean that about a third of people calling the agency simply won't get through.


7 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Call center brings 900 jobs to central Ohio

Seattle-based Zulily - offering daily deals for women, children and infants - will have a temporary office in suburban Columbus while it looks for a permanent facility.


Related Topix: zulily

8 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

The IRS's Foreign Policy

The IRS has stuck by its story that tax-exempt applications by conservatives got slow-rolled because of bureaucratic bungling not because the groups opposed President Obama's policies.


Related Topix: Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Right Wing News

Halbig Is an Opportunity for Supreme Court To Rededicate Itself to Rule of Law

True, the Halbig case, if it makes its way to the Supreme Court, will present an opportunity for Chief Justice John Roberts to redeem himself from his abominably activist salvation of Obamacare.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, John G. Roberts, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Health Insurance, Health

Illawarra Mercury

Call to scrap tax breaks for the rich

The business and tax community say rather than raise the top marginal tax rate the Abbott government would be better off targeting a host of tax breaks that advantage the rich.


The IRS Scandal and the Politicization of Justice

If you want a good illustration of how Attorney General Eric Holder has politicized the Justice Department and its prosecutorial decision-making, all you have to do is look at what Justice has not done in just one part of the IRS scandal.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Gay/Lesbian, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Tax, Public Corruption Charges Net 'Our Man Downtown' In Dallas Scandal

On Friday, federal agents arrested Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price on 11 federal charges including filing fraudulent federal tax returns.


Pentagon Security Clearance Holders Owe $730M in Taxes

About 83,000 Defense Department employees and contractors with security clearances to protect the nation's secrets have delinquent federal tax debts totaling $730 million, according to an internal government audit.



Deeper look into IRS doings doesn't look pretty

If you do, here are a few facts which paint a picture of the agency you will be dealing with.


Filing tax returns? Avoid these errors

If you make a mistake in choosing the right form, the entire exercise of filling returns will need to be redone.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Tax season may be over, but scammers never take a holiday

Just because it isn't income tax filing season doesn't mean that scammers posing as IRS agents take time off.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Opinion

Medical Daily

Taxpayers Without Health Care This Year Face Fines Up To $12K, But Many Will Be Able To Avoid Them

The IRS says that those who haven't signed up for insurance by the end of this year may face steep penalties.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law

Free Republic

Megyn Kelly Chronicles IRS Lies and Flip-Flops the Press Refuses to Cover, Let Alone Feature

On Thursday, with PJ Media's J. Christian Adams as her guest, Fox News's Megyn Kelly recited a list of assertions made by Internal Revenue Service officials which have later been shown to be lies or cause for agency flip-flops after "new" facts have been revealed.


News Observer

Quinn, Rauner budget plans leave questions

In this July 21, 2014 photo, Illinois Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner speaks during a news conference in Chicago.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, US News

Observer & Eccentric

Peltonen: It's time to enact a progressive income tax in Michigan

Cyndi Peltonen, 60, was elected to the Clawson Board of Education five times, serving for over 20 years.


Related Topix: Michigan, Bloomfield Hills, MI, Troy, MI, Huntington Woods, MI

The Macon Telegraph

New law allows unpaid court fines to come out of tax refunds

Come 2015, Georgians who owe fines to any state or local court system may find a chunk taken out of their Georgia income tax returns.


Related Topix: Georgia, Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia Government, Bibb County, GA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Dublin man battles tax officials over granddaughter's six-dollar refund

Apparently never before in California history has someone battled the state Franchise Tax Board to make sure his young grandchild didn't hold on to her first-ever tax refund.


Related Topix: Dublin, CA

Proctor Journal

Tax return check has arrived, so buy the shoes

Your tax return check has arrived in the mail. Now you'll finally pay off that credit card or add the extra cash to your savings for a rainy day.


Related Topix: Marketing

Free Republic

The IRS: A Public Monument to Sandra Fluke's Privates

At 74,000 pages, the IRS code is a mind-boggling ode to lobbying, pork-barrel spending and graft.


Related Topix: Non-Profit

Bellingham Herald

Wolf: Wealthy should pay more to cut school taxes

In an interview with a panel of Associated Press reporters and editors Friday afternoon, Wolf sought to cast the exchange - several billion dollars a year - as a redistribution of burdens within Pennsylvania's nearly $30 billion state public school system.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, Ed Rendell