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1 hr ago | 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.


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

4 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

7 hrs ago |

MP Oliver Letwin says flat rate tax could be discussed when UK finances improve

The Minister for Government Policy was recorded by a national newspaper saying that the flat rate tax policy may be discussed when the financial situation in the UK had improved.


11 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

You Can't Support Tax Cuts and Illegal Alien Amnesty

Let's talk about consequences. Conservatism is nothing if not the recognition that actions have consequences.


Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hindustan Times

Getting your income tax returns in order

E-filing is mandatory for all individuals with income of Income from salary If you are a salaried employee and have income from no other sources, you need these: Form 16: Most of you would have received or would soon get your Form 16 for 2012-13 from your employer.


Myrtle Beach Online

Schauer unveils economic plan, promises new jobs

Schauer's 24-page "blueprint" includes new proposals such as increasing the portion of power from sources such as wind and the sun to 30 percent by 2035.


Related Topix: Michigan, Lansing, MI, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Business News

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

New York man admits role in New Jersey tax refund scheme

Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a New York City man has admitted his role in a stolen identity and tax refund fraud scheme.


Related Topix: Newark, NJ

Myrtle Beach Online

Illinois to ask voters about taxing millionaires

The resolution asks voters whether incomes over $1 million should be taxed with a 3 percent surcharge.


Related Topix: Illinois, Illinois Government, Pat Quinn, US Governors, US News, Business News

Los Angeles Times

Trying to talk with IRS can be taxing

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said in April that budget cuts probably will mean that about a third of people calling the agency simply won't get through.


Bellingham Herald

Call center brings 900 jobs to central Ohio

Seattle-based Zulily - offering daily deals for women, children and infants - will have a temporary office in suburban Columbus while it looks for a permanent facility.


Related Topix: zulily

Wall Street Journal

The IRS's Foreign Policy

The IRS has stuck by its story that tax-exempt applications by conservatives got slow-rolled because of bureaucratic bungling not because the groups opposed President Obama's policies.


Related Topix: Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Right Wing News

Halbig Is an Opportunity for Supreme Court To Rededicate Itself to Rule of Law

True, the Halbig case, if it makes its way to the Supreme Court, will present an opportunity for Chief Justice John Roberts to redeem himself from his abominably activist salvation of Obamacare.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, US News, John G. Roberts, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Health Insurance, Health

Illawarra Mercury

Call to scrap tax breaks for the rich

The business and tax community say rather than raise the top marginal tax rate the Abbott government would be better off targeting a host of tax breaks that advantage the rich.


The IRS Scandal and the Politicization of Justice

If you want a good illustration of how Attorney General Eric Holder has politicized the Justice Department and its prosecutorial decision-making, all you have to do is look at what Justice has not done in just one part of the IRS scandal.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Gay/Lesbian, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Tax, Public Corruption Charges Net 'Our Man Downtown' In Dallas Scandal

On Friday, federal agents arrested Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price on 11 federal charges including filing fraudulent federal tax returns.


Pentagon Security Clearance Holders Owe $730M in Taxes

About 83,000 Defense Department employees and contractors with security clearances to protect the nation's secrets have delinquent federal tax debts totaling $730 million, according to an internal government audit.



Deeper look into IRS doings doesn't look pretty

If you do, here are a few facts which paint a picture of the agency you will be dealing with.


Filing tax returns? Avoid these errors

If you make a mistake in choosing the right form, the entire exercise of filling returns will need to be redone.


Sun Jul 27, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Tax season may be over, but scammers never take a holiday

Just because it isn't income tax filing season doesn't mean that scammers posing as IRS agents take time off.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Opinion

Medical Daily

Taxpayers Without Health Care This Year Face Fines Up To $12K, But Many Will Be Able To Avoid Them

The IRS says that those who haven't signed up for insurance by the end of this year may face steep penalties.


Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Healthcare Law, Law