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  1. Tom McClintock: Time to take default off the tableRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Hill

    The United States now staggers under $18 trillion of debt, including nearly $7.5 trillion run up by this administration. The interest on that debt is the fastest-growing component of the federal budget.

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  2. Tax Audits of Many Businesses Get Less Frequent, IRS SaysRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | NACD

    "Tax audits of many businesses are growing less frequent," reports the Wall Street Journal citing new audit data released by the IRS on Monday. Researchers say the decrease is due primarily to a "continuing budget squeeze at the agency."

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  3. IRS Proposes Safe Harbor for Slot Machine PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WebCPA

    The Internal Revenue Service has issued a notice proposing a revenue procedure that, if finalized, would provide an optional safe harbor method for individual taxpayers to determine a wagering gain or loss from certain slot machine play. In Notice 2015-21 , the IRS noted that gains from wagering transactions are supposed to be included in gross income.

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  4. White House eyes executive action for possible corporate tax hikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fox News

    The White House may be inching closer to the idea of raising taxes by executive action - the same path President Obama took to push through his controversial immigration actions. Press Secretary John Earnest told reporters on Monday that Obama was "very interested," when asked about the prospect of changing the tax code via executive action.

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  5. IRS Opens FATCA International Data Exchange GatewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WebCPA

    The Internal Revenue Service's Large Business & International division has opened a gateway that financial institutions and the tax authorities abroad can use to send information on financial accounts held by U.S. taxpayers in accordance with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. FATCA, which was included as part of the HIRE Act of 2010, requires foreign financial institutions to share information with the IRS about the accounts of U.S. taxpayers abroad, or else face heavy withholding penalties of up to 30 percent on their U.S. source income.

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  6. Homeland Security funding and the imminent Constitutional crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | RedState

    Whether by ignorance or design a large number of GOP members in the House and Senate are misrepresenting what is a stake with the funding of the Department of Homeland security. The issue has nothing to do with the operations of an agency where well over 80% of it will stay on the job regardless of what action the Congress takes.

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  7. GAO Looks At Lump Sum Pension PayoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Insurance News Net

    WASHINGTON The Government Accountability Office is questioning whether pension plan beneficiaries are doing the right thing by taking lump sum payments in lieu of lifetime annuities. The office is asking government agencies to take steps designed to make beneficiaries more cautious about taking lump sum payments.

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  8. How New ABLE Accounts Will Help Americans With DisabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | US News & World Report

    Americans with disabilities and their families often face a myriad of financial challenges , but they will soon have a new financial vehicle allowing them to save for expenses and enjoy tax-free growth similar to 529 college savings accounts. Congress passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act on the final hour of the final day of Congress in December, creating a new type of tax-advantaged account called an ABLE account or a 529A.

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  9. FSA Grace Period Ends March 15Read the original story

    Yesterday | HR Magazine

    March 15 marks the annual grace period deadline for health care flexible spending accounts -the last day for participants in health FSA plans incorporating the optional two-and-a-half-month grace period to spend their remaining funds from last year . In addition, if year-end health FSA plans have adopted a 90-day run-out period, all expense claims for the previous year must be filed by March.

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  10. Hillary Clinton Flouted Email Rules As Federal Official, Elizabeth Warren Did NotRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Caller

    The fact that Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren appears to have followed Federal Records Act requirements by using her official email account when she was head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau doesn't make her a hero, but it does distinguish her from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who disregarded federal law by never once using her official email account when she was in office. The New York Times reported on Monday that Clinton only used her private email account to conduct government business during her four years in office.

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  11. Govini Releases 2015 Federal Scorecard of Agency Spending and Contractor RankingRead the original story

    Yesterday | Freshnews

    Govini , the leading business intelligence provider to government contractors, today released its 2015 Federal Scorecard . The annual Scorecard, which is derived from Govini's extensive database of record, provides an agency-by-agency analysis of vendor, contract and agency performance.

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  12. Education Department cuts ties with five of its debt collectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    The Education Department is canceling its contract with five of the 22 private collection agencies it uses to recoup past-due student loans after years of public criticism over the aggressive practices of some of the debt collectors the department uses. The decision arrives after a lengthy review of hundreds of phone calls between all of the collection agencies and borrowers who had fallen behind on their loan payments.

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  13. Expert US tax preparation for Americans in SwedenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Local

    If you dread filing your US expat taxes each year, you aren't alone. But Greenback Expat Tax Services can prepare your taxes efficiently, accurately and at a fair, honest price.

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  14. Obama Eyes More Tax Hikes---By Executive ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    I'm a tax lawyer based in San Francisco , but I handle tax matters everywhere. I enjoy untangling a tax mess from the past, disputing taxes with the government or planning taxes for the future.

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  15. 2-year holiday for land, building taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Amid the growing outcry over the planned land and buildings tax, the Fiscal Policy Office is rushing to soothe worries by providing a two-year grace period after the law takes effect and another two years of discounted tax rates before charging the full rates. The Finance Ministry will set up a tax exemption for the first two years after it takes effect, and homeowners and landlords need pay only half the rates in the third year and 75% in the fourth year, director-general Krisada Chinavicharana said yesterday.

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  16. 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.

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  17. Bottom LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hill

    National retail pharmacy giant CVS Health hired a former Treasury Department and House Ways & Means Committee aide to work on corporate tax issues, according to recently filed disclosure forms. The firm, law and lobby shop Miller & Chevalier , will tackle "issues relating to restructuring of corporate tax rates," the forms say.

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  18. Buffett says Sen. Warren should be 'less angry'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salt Lake Tribune

    Billionaire Warren Buffett, who has profited from investing in banks while faulting the financial industry's lapses, said Sen. Elizabeth Warren's approach to Wall Street is too confrontational. "She would do better if she was less angry and demonized less," Buffett said Monday in an interview on CNBC.

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  19. White House lawn temporarily locked downRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WAPI-AM Birmingham

    Three men were arrested and charged with unlawful entry between Sunday and Monday after crossing onto unauthorized grounds near the White House. The Secret Service temporarily locked down the White House's North Lawn on Monday morning after a man entered entered a pedestrian gate leading onto the White House grounds, according to the agency.

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  20. IRS still targeting conservative and pro-Israel groupsRead the original story

    Monday | Business of Life

    Politico reported yesterday that there are two categories of groups still being delayed and silenced by the IRS's tax-exempt apparatchiks. The first category is Karl Rove .

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