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2 hrs ago | KOLO-TV Reno

IRS Awards Bonuses to Employees Who Owe Back Taxes

An additional 1,700 workers got bonuses even though they had been disciplined for some kind of misconduct within the previous year.


6 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

E-filing saving big bucks for NY tax dept.

New York State Commissioner of Taxation and Finance Thomas Mattox says e-filing saves 160 million sheets of paper a year.


Related Topix: New York, New York Government

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The News Tribune

5 Things to Know in Florida for April 23

Several Florida school districts are having trouble administering the state's standardized test because of a computer glitch.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Piracy News, US Governors, Rick Scott

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Ask Emily: As enforcer of Obamacare, the IRS faces limits

Emily Bazar writes for the CHCF Center for Health Reporting, answering questions about the Affordable Care Act.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Oklahoma faces budget crisis despite economic boom

Oklahoma's oil patch is booming, its capital city is thriving and the unemployment rate is falling through the floor, testifying to the state's roaring recovery from the recession.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma, Mike Pence, Mary Fallin, US Governors

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

IRS gave bonuses to employees who didn't pay their taxesIRS gave...

The Internal Revenue Service handed out $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with disciplinary issues -- including more than $1 million to employees who didn't pay their federal taxes, a watchdog report says.

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IRS awards bonuses to 1,100 who owe back taxes

An additional 1,700 workers got bonuses even though they had been disciplined for some kind of misconduct within the previous year.

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WTAQ-AM Green Bay

IRS's summons power faces test in Supreme Court

The Internal Revenue Service will go before the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to defend the way it enforces its power to issue legal summonses to obtain sensitive documents from taxpayers who refuse to cooperate with audits.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Change Your Income, Change Your Health Insurance Plan

People who qualified for subsidies under the Affordable Care Act aren't necessarily locked into the plan they chose.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

The Kansas City Star

Nixon: Flaw in Missouri tax cut bill could cost state $4.8 billion

When Republican lawmakers passed a bill aimed at cutting income taxes in Missouri by $620 million, they inadvertently eliminated the top income tax bracket and will ultimately end up cutting state revenue by $4.8 billion, Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday.


Related Topix: US News, Jay Nixon, US Governors

The Darien Daily Voice

Darien Man Targeted By IRS Tax Scam

A Darien man was the target of an attempted IRS scam by someone who was able to mimic the Darien Police Department on a caller ID.


Related Topix: Darien, CT

KWQC-TV Davenport

Illinois Gov. Quinn Releases 2013 Tax Return

UPDATE: Police say 47-year-old Lisa L. McCormick of Walcott, Iowa was arrested at the scene.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Walcott, IA

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Inside Money: KiwiSaver tax cut proposal a win-lose situation

The lobby group for large funds management and insurance firms, the Financial Services Council , last week tried to put the "unfair over-taxation of KiwiSaver funds" on the election agenda.


Daily Herald

Durkin says state can't afford Obama library

The top Republican in the Illinois House on Monday criticized majority Democrats' plan to offer $100 million in taxpayer money to lure Barack Obama's presidential library to Chicago.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Daily Chronicle

Quinn's taxes show little change from year before

Gov. Pat Quinn has released 2013 income tax returns showing he earned roughly the same as previous years and donated a little more to charity than 2012.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors

WECT-TV Wilmington


Personal finances are top of mind for many people this month, thanks to last week's federal income tax filing deadline and the fact that April is National Financial Literacy Month.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Foreclosures, Home, Mortgage

U.S. tax law could ensnare unsuspecting Canadians

A little-known U.S. law taking effect in July is worrying American expats, dual citizens living in Canada and Canadians concerned about their privacy.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News

Evening Sun

Incumbent faces challenger in 196th race

Elizabeth Roberts, a founder of the York 912 Patriots, is challenging incumbent state Rep. Seth Grove for the 196th District seat in the May 20 primary, and the two Republicans disagree on some issues.


Related Topix: US News

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Daily Kos

The real IRS scandal that's costing Uncle Sam trillions

To be sure, the Republican excavation project to unearth the smoking gun proving the agency targeted right-wing " social welfare organizations " over their non-profit status will continue.


Related Topix: US News, Non-Profit, Reince Priebus, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Lindsey Graham

The Brooks Bulletin

Income tax scammers calling

SANDRA M. STANWAY Brooks Bulletin It's the time of year individuals will be contacted by someone purporting to be a representative of Canada Revenue Services to discuss your income tax.