The IRS paid at least $6 billion in child tax credits in 2013 to people who weren't eligible to receive them, a government investigator said Tuesday.Payments went to families that mistakenly claimed the tax credit or claimed the wrong amount, as well as taxpayers who... [...]
President Barack Obama pledged on Tuesday to veto a deal still under negotiation in Congress that would make several expiring business tax breaks permanent. [...]
The criminals in federal and local government will steal your money, even if you're a law-abiding citizen. Don't believe it? Just ask Carole Hinders (and 62,000 others), who has run a "modest" cash-only Mexican restaurant for many years. Last year two IRS agents came to her home to inform her they had stolen $33,000 from her, because she deposited less than $10,000 at a time, which the IRS viewed as an attempt to not trigger government reporting by her bank. She thought she was just doing everyb [...]
A federal court shot down a tea party group’s effort to permanently bar the Internal Revenue Service from targeting conservative groups for special scrutiny, issuing a ruling Thursday that says the tax agency has taken enough steps to correct the problem. [...]
Recently Jason Mattera tried to ask Lois Lerner a few questions regarding her targeting of conservative groups and where the "missing" email might be.
Much to my surprise, she said she just wanted to be left alone and asked her neighbor to let her in for "just a moment."
The Mrs. of the home refused, and about that time the Mr. of the home showed up, whereupon he told her (Lois Lerner) and Jason Mattera, "I don't want her in my home."
She repeatedly refused to answer questions about the [...]
We all know that just about each and every job or profession has it's own language and/or catchphrases. In some government jobs, and in particular, the IRS, one of those phrases is "BOLO." It means Be On the Lookout. January 25, 2012 the directive to BOLO “Political action type
organizations involved in limiting/expanding government, educating on the constitution and bill of rights, social economic reform/movement”!
Really, would you have imagined someone in the United States being "ta [...]
A new movie, UnFair: Exposing the IRS takes you behind the scenes of the devious IRS world, exposing the IRS as blatantly unfair. [...]
Following Walgreens' change of action to remain in US tax jurisdiction, the president defends controversial stance on issue [...]
Both senators, along with New Hampshire's other senator, Kelly Ayotte, and three other senators, have sent a leader to senate leaders asking for the federal ban on taxes for Internet access to be reinstated. [...]
The Internal Revenue Service is about to get an unprecedented look at bank accounts and investments U.S. citizens hold abroad, through a law that is making it harder to hide assets from the tax collector. [...]
According to Michigan Representative Dave Camp and Louisiana Representative Charles Boustany Jr., it is apparent the IRS lies to the American Public. They said:
“It looks like the American people were lied to and the IRS tried to cover-up the fact it conveniently lost key documents in this investigation. The White House promised full cooperation, the Commissioner promised full access to Lois Lerner emails and now the Agency claims it cannot produce those materials and they’ve known for m [...]
Lois G. Lerner, the employee at the center of the IRS tea party targeting scandal, wanted to recover files from her computer hard drive after it crashed in 2011, but when told it was impossible, she took a philosophical view. [...]
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) claimed Friday that it cannot produce Lois Lerner's emails to and from the White House and other administration departments due to a supposed computer crash. [...]
According to the State Department’s estimate (January 2013), approximately 6.8 million Americans live abroad. Many more “accidental Americans” live outside the U.S. In the future, both may confront a powerful new weapon wielded by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
An “accidental American” is a person who lives in Canada (or another non-U.S. nation) and holds dual citizenship, whether or not he knows it. For example, it includes every Canadian child born to an American parent even if [...]
A US tax official who came under fire last year has been held in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify at congressional panel hearings.
Lois Lerner was embroiled in a row over extra scrutiny given to conservative political groups seeking tax exemption. [...]