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1 hr ago | Hillingdon Times

Balls: 'Death tax' not on agenda

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls has firmly denied Conservative claims that Labour is planning a "death tax" to pay for care of the elderly or a penny on national insurance for the NHS if it wins power.

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Related Topix: Labour Party (UK)

4 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Justice Dept seeks appeal in health overhaul case

The Justice Department asked a full federal appeals court Friday to take up a case that has endangered subsidies helping millions of low- and middle-income people to afford their health care premiums under Obamacare.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

6 hrs ago | The CPA Technology Advisor

Latest Income Tax, IRS Scam Targets Retirees

An Austin, Texas, man may have been the target of scammers pretending to be IRS agents that have bilked at least one elderly woman of $2,500.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

11 hrs ago | Washington Blade

Tax refunds for same-sex couples

The Internal Revenue Service recently clarified the steps needed for same-sex spouses to claim a refund of taxes paid, if one spouse included the other spouse in a healthcare plan, and the employer's contribution for that coverage was reported by the employer as income.

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Related Topix: Social Security

14 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Why won't David Cameron let us look at his tax return?

He can see our tax returns if he wants and tell us off - surely we ought to be able to do the same to him? The money is linked to the "taxable benefit" of his Downing Street flat, and overall it seems he pays about 35 a week for the privilege of living behind bullet proof windows in the centre of our capital city.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

18 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Guilty Plea In One Of The Largest, Longest Running Tax Fraud Schemes Ever

That was the plea today from 29 year old Elian Matlovsky of Staten Island, New York.

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Related Topix: Prison, Social Security, Personal Finance

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Free Republic

IRS Strikes Deal With Atheists To Monitor Churches

First Amendment: Government's assault on religious liberty has hit a new low as the IRS settles with atheists by promising to monitor sermons for mentions of the right to life and traditional marriage.

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Related Topix: Wedding

San Jose Mercury News

Berkeley man sentenced for evading more than $1 million in taxes on Palo Alto psychotherapy practice

A Berkeley man and former psychologist was sentenced Thursday to 21 2 years in prison and ordered to pay nearly $600,000 restitution following an earlier conviction for tax evasion and theft of government property, a U.S. Attorney spokeswoman said.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Psychology, Science, Science / Technology

JD Supra

IRS Takes Money From Dead Mom to Pay For Son's Tax Debt

Most people have some strong feelings about how they want their assets to be distributed upon their death.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Sunherald.com

McKinney: Eliminate income tax on under $75K

McKinney, the Senate minority leader, unveiled the plan to eliminate the tax on lower-income earners, beginning in fiscal year 2017.

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Related Topix: Connecticut, Connecticut Government, US Governors, Dan Malloy

CBS 3 Springfield

Social Security Administration withholds woman's tax return, cites their own 1975 mistake

People across the country are still fighting for their income tax returns months after the checks were expected to hit their bank accounts.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

Stourbridgenews.co.uk

Black Country members of construction industry gang jailed for 8 million fraud

FIVE Black Country fraudsters have been jailed for their part in stealing more than A 8 million from the taxpayer following a six-year investigation by HM Revenue and Customs.

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Related Topix: Construction, Worcestershire County, England, World News, Warwickshire County, England, United Kingdom, West Midlands County, England,

ABC15.com

Arizona tax agency stops more fraudulent refunds

The Arizona Department of Revenue says it's seeing and stopping more and more fraudulent income tax returns seeking refunds.

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Related Topix: Arizona Government, Arizona

Forbes.com

Screwed By IRS? No, Actual Sex With IRS

Getting ' screwed by the IRS ' is a common expression. Plainly, it doesn't sound pleasurable.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

WPMT-TV York

Harrisburg woman sentenced for making false claims to IRS

A Harrisburg woman will serve a year in prison after filing 33 fraudulent tax returns.

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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.

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Related Topix: Marketing

Sunherald.com

Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies

Lois Lerner emails obtained from the House Ways and Means Committee are displayed in Washington, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Washington Post

Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies

In this May 22, 2013 file photo, Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner refuses to answer questions as the House Oversight Committee holds a hearing to investigate the extra scrutiny the IRS gave Tea Party and other conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, Washington, DC, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Olympian

Candidates all over map on raising gas tax for state Route 167 extension

Supporters of extending state Route 167 to the Port of Tacoma demanded a gas tax increase to fund the highway project and others like it at a forum they hosted Tuesday for candidates for the Legislature.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, US News, Federal Way, WA

Bellingham Herald

Casey, Sandy Parsons arrested on federal charges

Casey and Sandy Parsons, the adoptive parents of missing Rowan County teen Erica Parsons, were arrested Wednesday morning on federal fraud charges, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

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