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  1. NJ Woman Admits Role In Conspiring To Defraud U.S. Treasury Dept. Of More Than $900KRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | CBS Local

    Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey woman has admitted her role in defrauding the federal Treasury Department out of more than $900,000 in income tax return checks. Rosanna Rodriguez, of Middlesex, pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to defraud the United States.


  2. Treasury to unveil steps to curb tax inversionsRead the original story

    14 min ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By JOSH LEDERMAN and JIM KUHNHENN Associated Press WASHINGTON - The Obama administration will outline new steps on Monday to prevent American companies from reincorporating overseas to shirk U.S. taxes, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said. In a so-called "tax inversion," a U.S. business merges with or is acquired by a foreign company in a country with a lower tax rate.


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    32 min ago | Connecticut Post

    Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says he'll announce new steps on Monday to prevent American companies from reincorporating overseas to shirk U.S. taxes. Lew says so-called "tax inversions" are an unfair practice and a glaring loophole in the U.S. tax code.


  4. GAO: Your Tax Refund Is At RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Congress could make it easier for the Internal Revenue Service to identify and prevent fraudulent identity theft refunds, according to a report released Monday by the Government Accountability Office. IDT refund fraud occurs when an identity thief files a tax return using a legitimate taxpayer's identity information in order to collect that person's tax refund.


  5. "Domestic House of Card",Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CNN

    As in that American political drama television series you don't need to be an addict of any bad, sort of, to raise a voice before country and those elected to be liable for unstuck in operations that Our Founding Fathers had had in mind, and because of which not always adequate performance they are certainly now tossing and turning in their graves. The "Domestic House of Cards'14"** current torpidity is extremely outrageous and not acceptable, and as such, just since the facts shared through CNN particular opinion** became known, it has played a trigger point for this my expression toward Earthmen.


  6. IRS Abuses: Ensuring that Targeting Never Happens AgainRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Heritage Foundation

    My name is Hans A. von Spakovsky. [1] I am a Senior Legal Fellow in the Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at The Heritage Foundation.


  7. The Mysteries of Inequality are Only Mysterious to ElitesRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | CEPR

    Developing explanations for the growth in inequality over the last three decades has been a huge growth industry in economics and policy circles. Many economists have made their careers with a novel explanation of how the natural development of technology and the market has concentrated income and wealth in the top one percent.


  8. Tax Extenders: The Slow BoatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WebCPA

    Over the last year, the House and Senate have both proposed bills to renew a number of popular tax breaks for businesses and individuals. These 'extenders' include some important changes of which tax preparers and accountants - especially those dealing with the nation's small and midsized businesses -need to be aware.


  9. MomentumLOVE is All AroundRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    As we've seen over the past few months, Americans are not happy with the way things are. They want change.


  10. Andy Oram ReportsREPLACING Journalism: New Foundations for Expertise, Diversity, and DebateRead the original story

    Yesterday | American Reporter

    There's been a lot of talk of late that there are glimmers of hope in the American economy. Since President Obama's economic stimulus package was enacted and the Federal Reserve and the Treasury Department both announced plans to buy up distressed assets and backstop mortgage-backed securities, the financial markets seemed to have steadied themselves.


  11. Identity theft creates havoc with tax refundRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    I could curse IRS bureaucrats for the delay but, really, it's not their fault. Some lowlife stole my identity and filed a return using my Social Security number.


  12. Secret Service faces new scrutiny following White House breachRead the original story

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    An explosive technician in a bomb suit searches a vehicle near the entrance to White House. A Secret Service agent gives directions during a White House evacuation prompted by an unarmed man who was able to enter after jumping the fence.


  13. On Native GroundCAN President Obama Live Up to the Ideals in his Second Inaugural Address?Read the original story

    Jan 24, 2013 | American Reporter

    Some conservatives in Congress are outraged over the idea that the Obama Administration could thwart their plans to threaten blow up the economy if the President doesn't approve steep cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. But there are a few conservatives who remember who won last November's presidential election and are willing to take President Obama at his word when he said that he's not going to negotiate with the Republican leadership in Congress who want to link a vote on the federal debt ceiling to making those cuts in social welfare spending.


  14. American Indians, IRS, and Congress; Unlikely partners making progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Hill

    This week, Congress passed legislation to permanently increase tribal authority to provide governmental services to their citizens without creating a taxable event. This action is the culmination of a multi-year engagement between Indian Country, the Treasury Department, the IRS, and Congressional leaders.


  15. As outlook dims, G-20 gropes for economic sparkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Japan Times

    Global finance chiefs gathering in Cairns, Australia, face growing pressure to take steps to bolster growth amid a dimming global economic outlook. Group of 20 member nations will share plans at this weekend's summit of their finance ministers and central bank governors on ways to boost gross domestic product by 2 percent over five years, a commitment that will be reiterated in Cairns, an official representing one of the G-20 nations said, citing a draft communique.


  16. Policy StudiesRead the original story

    Friday | InsiderOnline

    Article V of the United States Constitution prescribes methods of amending the instrument. It tells us that all amendments must be ratified by legislatures or conventions in three fourths of the states-but that before they can be ratified, they must be duly proposed.


  17. AbbVie Sued by Pension Fund Over $54.5 Billion Shire Inversion BuyoutRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | IOMA

    Sept. 16 - AbbVie Inc.'s $54.5 billion purchase of Shire Plc to move its legal address abroad and lower its taxes could trigger significant capital gains liability for shareholders, a Louisiana pension fund charges in a lawsuit filed Sept. 15 in the Delaware Chancery Court.


  18. U.S. AAA Credit Rating Affirmed by Fitch With Stable OutlookRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Bloomberg

    The U.S.'s AAA credit-ranking was affirmed by Fitch Ratings , which maintained its stable outlook, while citing nation's unparalleled financing flexibility and economic recovery. Fitch had upgraded the outlook from negative in March, joining Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poor's in assigning stable views on the world's largest economy.


  19. Exxon To Follow Sanctions, Wind Down Russian DrillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Investor's Business Daily

    The energy giant said the Treasury Department granted it a license for the "safe and responsible winding down of operations" related to its well in Russian waters. "The license recognizes the need to protect the safety of the individuals involved in these operations as well as the risk to the environment," Exxon said in the release.


  20. Is The Master Limited Partnership Tax Status At Risk?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | Seeking Alpha

    Master Limited Partnerships are increasingly in focus as organic distribution growth coupled with yield compression has provided investors with double-digit, tax-deferred, total returns over the past 24 months. However, there is often the conditional warning of dark clouds on the horizon for MLPs, and one such risk is a potential change in tax policy, which may impact the ability for partnerships to distribute cash to investors.