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32 min ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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

Fox News

Double Standard? Pro-Obama Irs worker Ok, but Usps worker canned

A federal agency announced two disciplinary actions this week against federal workers for violating a law that limits political activity.

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Related Topix: US News, Illinois, Illinois Government, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Jesse Jackson, Democrat

Proctor Journal

Tax return check has arrived, so buy the shoes

Your tax return check has arrived in the mail. Now you'll finally pay off that credit card or add the extra cash to your savings for a rainy day.

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Related Topix: Marketing

The CPA Technology Advisor

Judge Orders IRS to Explain Lost Emails

A federal judge on Thursday ordered 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.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA

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.

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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

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 .

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