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2 hrs ago | The News Tribune

IRS drops screening requirements for many charities, Time reports

The Internal Revenue Service won’t carefully screen four of every five organizations seeking tax-exempt charitable status every year -- a change that could mean less scrutiny of questionable use of the tax code by political groups, according to a new report in Time Magazine .

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3 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

IRS officials tell youth workers to be ready for tax season

Officials from the Internal Revenue Service are reminding young people with their first summer jobs to keep an eye on their finances and be prepared to pay taxes.

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3 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Ohio school steps in when IRS says president owes

ATHENS, OHIO: Trustees at Ohio University have stepped in after the Internal Revenue Service said the school's president must pay taxes on the free, on-campus lodging provided for him.

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Related Topix: Athens, OH, Ohio University

6 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Tax refund distribution begins again

Kansas Democratic chairwoman Joan Wagnon, a former state reveune secretary, said the Refvenue Department is adjusting to state income tax changes and nothing is out of the ordinary with this year's refunds.

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Related Topix: Topeka, KS

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Ohio.com

Two groups oppose Summit County sales tax increase

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Inc and Black Press. All Rights Reserved.

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Related Topix: Summit County, OH, Akron, OH, University of Akron, Kent State University

The Windsor Star

Windsor pursues seventh straight zero tax increase budget

Crafting Windsor municipal budgets containing a zero tax levy increase appears to have become so run-of-the-mill that the mayor and council no longer even have to prod city hall administration in that direction.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Massachusetts approves 2-month tax amnesty program

The program, signed into law by Gov. Deval Patrick, is available to taxpayers who failed to file a timely tax return or underreported their income.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors

DurhamRegion.com

Calls flood snitch line for tax evaders

The Canada Revenue Agency has 80 new leads on taxpayers who may be hiding money offshore after getting hundreds of calls on its new snitch line.

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Free Republic

Reality of the IRS Scandal

People who are not distraught about Lois Lerner and the IRS must have never actually dealt with the organization.

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Related Topix: US News

CBS Local

City's Collection Of 'School Income Tax' Reaping Rewards

With the School District still in dire financial straits, the city's Revenue Commissioner says her department's effort to collect a little-known tax that benefits the schools is paying off.

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Forbes.com

12 Expenses That Aren't Tax Deductions For Most Taxpayers

Over the course of the year, I've received a bunch of questions - like the one above - about deductions.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

KCEN

The Wrong Folks Get Billions in Tax Dollars

A government watchdog agency said an estimated $106 billion in payments were made in error last year: meaning they were the wrong amount, went to the wrong person or lacked sufficient documentation.

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Tony's Kansas City

Must Read!!! Kansas City Newsman and Blogger Jimmycsays Argues Against Missouri Transportation Tax

While Kansas City dead tree media is making it a point to push the TRAGIC KANSAS CITY TAX AND SPEND AGENDA OF CITY HALL this weekend, it's nice to see the local Internets offer a bit of alternative opinion and relevant facts.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Missouri Government, Alternative

The Olympian

Thurston County fire commissioner pleads guilty to tax fraud

Kyle Baxter, 31, a commissioner for the Munn Lake Fire District 15 near Tumwater, was arraigned Friday in U.S. District Court in Tacoma.

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Related Topix: Thurston County, WA, Tumwater, WA

The News Tribune

Lakewood council to discuss tax increase to pay for roads

The Lakewood City Council will meet as the city's transportation development board following its regular council meeting, Monday, July 14. The regular meeting begins at 7 p.m. at 6000 Main Street.

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Related Topix: Lakewood, WA

Brandon Sun

Metis leaders argue for same tax benefits as other elected officials

Senior leaders at Canada's largest Metis organization are vowing to keep up their fight in order to get the same tax-free treatment on their expense allowances as other people elected to public office.

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Clarksville Online

IRS says Avoid Summertime Tax Scams

Ah, summertime! Warm days, rest and recreation anda tax scams. Thieves don't stop victimizing unsuspecting taxpayers with their scams after April 15th.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Call, ID

Fri Jul 11, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

People in Harrington Looking at Almost 50-Percent Property Tax Increase

Yearly property tax bills showed up in mailboxes recently. Residents saw an almost 50-percent jump in how much they owe.

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Bradenton.com

Bennet, Perlmutter urge change in pot tax fines

The IRS charges a 10 percent penalty on cash payments for federal employee withholding taxes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Representative Ed Perlmutter, Drugs, Bradenton, FL

WTOC-TV Savannah

Jesup brother and sister charged in stolen identity, tax fraud scheme

Gregory Allen, 31, and Leisha Allen, 33, brother and sister from Jesup, GA, were arraigned last week on a federal indictment for their alleged roles in a stolen identity and tax fraud scheme operating in Wayne County.

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Related Topix: Jesup, GA, Wayne County, GA, Social Security, Personal Finance, Prison

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