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45 min ago | Inside Bay Area

Castro Valley: Pizza shop owner charged with stealing $200,000 in taxes

A well-known Castro Valley pizza shop owner has been charged with stealing nearly $200,000 in payroll taxes, the Justice Department said Thursday.


5 hrs ago | Los Gatos Weekly-Times

IRS refunds Santa Clara County Office of Education's tax penalty

Although the Santa Clara County Office of Education has accepted responsibility for filing its taxes late, it's getting a $174,000 refund of a penalty it paid the Internal Revenue Service.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA

5 hrs ago | SFGate

Texas Republican Wants Congress To Arrest A Former IRS Official

Congressman Steve Stockman took the IRS tax scandal to the next level Thursday by calling for the House to actually arrest Lois Lerner, the former IRS official who is accused of selectively targeting conservative groups for extra scrutiny while applying for tax-exempt status.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Steve Stockman, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John Cornyn, Texas Government, Texas, Criminal Defense Law, Law

8 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

What's the Ideal Job for an Identity Thief? IRS Tax Examiner

From the records of the United States Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration: the tale of a gang of identity thieves working out of the Internal Revenue Service's Northern District of Georgia office .


12 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Federal judge orders IRS to explain lost emails

A federal judge is ordering the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy.


12 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

Improper payments by federal government top $100B

Tax credits for families that don't qualify. Medicare payments for treatments that might not be necessary.


Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, John Mica, US Politics, US News

16 hrs ago | Sonoran News

Obama's Irs scandal (finally) breaking through Washington's noise | by Nathan Mehrens

Hear that sound? It's your daily deluge of high-pitched hyperbole coming out of Washington, D.C. People's attention spans have become so short - and their patience for government so thin - politicians have become convinced they must elevate the decibel level of increasingly shrill, shock value pronouncements in order to be heard above the din of ... (more)


Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Texas, 2012 Presidential Election, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa

20 hrs ago | The Age

The shame is big dodgers slip net

Hollywood star Mel Gibson is among the celebrities, sportsmen and prominent business types named by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists for having business dealings in the tax haven of Jersey.


Wed Jul 09, 2014


Fulton Co. property tax increase

Just as the economy bounces back and property values are on the rise, Fulton County commissioners are considering an increase in the millage rate that would amount to about a 17 percent hike.


USA Today

Lerner warned IRS workers about 'what we say in e-mails'

Former IRS official Lois Lerner cautioned her colleagues last year to be careful about what they put in e-mails because Congress might request them, according to newly disclosed e-mails.


Related Topix: Representative Jim Jordan, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

What Exactly is Tax Resolution?

Tax resolution seems to be the new buzz word in the tax industry. You have probably heard it, and wondered what tax resolution was.


Tax Geek Tuesday(?): The IRS Finally Figures Out The Real Estate Professional Rules

When you earn your living dealing with something as expansive and complicated as the Internal Revenue Code, it's pretty damn easy to feel inadequate.



Kansas Governor Wants To Double Down On Massive Tax Cut That Tanked State Finances

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is unfazed by a massive revenue shortfall that threatens to leave his state's finances in ruins.


Related Topix: US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Governors, Kansas, AL

The Times

Dropping oil, gas industry preference would cut taxes for all

Eliminating a series of preferences granted to the oil and gas industry would result in a property tax cut for everyone who pays it, says the chairman of the Louisiana Assessors Association' Oil and Gas Committee.


Related Topix: Louisiana, Robert, LA, Haynesville, LA

Alabama Live

Dothan man pleads guilty to stealing patient records from medical facility to file false tax returns

A Dothan man pleaded guilty today to charges related to stealing patient records while working as a lab technician at a medical facility.


Related Topix: Alabama

Government made $100B in improper payments

The Obama administration has reduced the amount of improper payments since they peaked in 2010.


Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Mica, US Politics

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Illinois Tax Mandamus

Alexander Hamilton described the judiciary as "the least dangerous" branch of government, but the Illinois Supreme Court may prove him wrong.


Related Topix: Opinion

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Oregon man gets year in prison for tax evasion

An Oregon man who co-founded several self-help and personal development companies in Wisconsin was sentenced Tuesday to a year in prison for failing to file federal income tax returns.


Related Topix: Wisconsin, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Daily Caller

Reports Show The IRS Is Exposing Taxpayers To Serious Risks

A new report issued by the Government Accountability Office shows eight high-risk areas in the Internal Revenue Service which pose serious privacy and financial threats to taxpayers, according to The Fiscal Times.


Related Topix: Corporate Governance, Conservative Political News, US News

Myrtle Beach Online

Gov. Quinn focuses on GOP challenger's tax returns

The Chicago Democrat and supporters have focused on the issue recently. Quinn says releasing the documents would clear up questions and says previous GOP nominees for governor have done so.


Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors, Myrtle Beach, SC, Business News