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1 hr ago | YourErie

Taxpayers Encouraged to Explore "Where's My Refund?" Online

With the April 15 personal income tax deadline behind us and many Pennsylvania taxpayers awaiting refunds, the Revenue Department today reminded taxpayers of the "Where's My Refund?" tool available on the department's website.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security

5 hrs ago | KSLA-TV Shreveport

NW Ark. businessman gets 10 years on tax charge

A former businessman from northwest Arkansas has drawn a prison sentence of 21 months in prison for failing to pay $117,000 in federal income taxes.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Arkansas Government

9 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

Tweet Suits: Social Media And The Law

In the past several years, as more and more people are connected through more and more social media, the idea of turning personal grievances into class actions is popping up, well, more and more.

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Related Topix: Twitter, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Kentucky, Tea Party

13 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Want your Indiana tax refund? Take this quiz

SOUTH BEND, Ind. Some Indiana taxpayers are being asked to take an online quiz to prove their identities before the Department of Revenue issues their state tax returns as part of an effort to combat the growing problem of criminals trying to steal tax returns.

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Related Topix: South Bend, IN

18 hrs ago | Boston.com

150 Doctors Targeted for Tax Fraud in NH, Vt.

New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen has asked the Secret Service and Internal Revenue Service to investigate reports of tax fraud affecting more than 150 doctors and health care providers in the state and in Vermont.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen, US News

19 hrs ago | MyBankTracker

Still Waiting on Your Tax Refund? Find Out When It'll Arrive

The 2014 tax season may be over, but many Americans are still eagerly anticipating their tax refunds.

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23 hrs ago | Connecticut Post

McKinney: Rescind 'gimmick' tax refund

Senate Minority Leader John McKinney , R-Fairfield, on Wednesday night warned that sharply declining income-tax revenues now mean the state cannot afford the "insulting" and "irresponsible" $55-per-person, election-year refund planned by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and majority Democrats .

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Related Topix: US News, US Governors, Dan Malloy

Wed Apr 23, 2014

98.5 The FOX

IRS handed out $1M in bonuses - to workers who owed back taxes

The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems, including $1 million to workers who owed back taxes, a government investigator said yesterday.

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KAUZ

Teri Polo files for bankruptcy

The actress says she has tax and credit card debts totaling more than $1 million, most of which is owed to the Internal Revenue Service, according to TMZ.

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Washington Examiner

Lamar Advertising change to trust approved

Lamar Advertising Co., the Baton Rouge-based billboard company, has received permission from the Internal Revenue Service to convert to a real estate investment trust.

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Related Topix: Lamar Advertising, Advertising

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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KFBB

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.

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

GPB.org

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: US News, Jay Nixon, US Governors

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