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IRS will audit fewer Americans than any time since the 1980s
www.theguardian.com
Budget cuts mean fewer agents can police tax reports after a year when the agency audited less than 1% of all returns [...]
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Former IRS official refuses to testify at hearing
finance.yahoo.com
WASHINGTON (AP) — The former Internal Revenue Service official at the heart of the controversy over the agency's targeting of conservative groups once again refused to answer questions at a House hearing Wednesday amid signs that a congressional investigation into the affair may be stalling. [...]
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IRS Enforcement of ‘Individual Mandate’ May Be Light
www.rollcall.com
One of the most debated parts of the health care law is the requirement that most Americans buy insurance starting this year. If they don'’t, they face a fine of $95 or 1 percent of their income, whichever is more. [...]
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IRS to get ‘license to kill’ groups that oppose Obama agenda
communities.washingtontimes.com
New regulations will give the IRS a 'license to kill' groups that oppose President Obama's agenda--unless Congress acts right away to prevent this. [...]
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New IRS Commissioner Focuses on Funding
blogs.wsj.com
The new IRS commissioner, John Koskinen, says he will seek to shore up the agency's funding, [...]
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Two Reports Highlight IRS Problems
blogs.wsj.com
Two reports from government watchdog agencies highlight problems facing the IRS. [...]
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Likely Change in Senate Tax Panel Dims Prospects for 2014 Tax Overhaul
blogs.wsj.com
Sen. Ron Wyden’s likely move to Finance Committee chairman further clouds prospects for overhauling the tax system, at least for 2014. [...]
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Treasury, IRS Propose New Nonprofit Rules
blogs.rollcall.com
New IRS and Treasury Regs could Restirct Nonprofits [...]
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IRS moves to clean up scandal of tea party targeting
www.washingtontimes.com
Months after it acknowledged improperly targeting conservative political groups for scrutiny, the IRS on Tuesday proposed new guidelines it said will better define political activity and make it clearer when a nonprofit group has crossed the line. [...]
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IRS left taxpayer data vulnerable to attack, report says
www.washingtonpost.com
Auditors found the IRS had only partially implemented 42 percent of the plans it signed off as completed to address security weaknesses. [...]
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Report: Record number of taxpayers flee US over taxes
dailycaller.com
Experts believe tax enforcement is the major factor driving a record number of U.S. taxpayers to renounce their citizenship or relinquish their green cards this year, according to a Wall Street Journal report. [...]
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Tax season delayed due to shutdown
money.cnn.com
The start of the 2014 tax season, which was scheduled for Jan. 21, will be delayed by one to two weeks, the IRS announced Tuesday. I'm a little surprised this is not being blamed on George Bush too! [...]
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Most powerful White House Obamacare official at center of IRS scandal
dailycaller.com
The White House official who exchanged confidential taxpayer information with the IRS is a longtime Obama advisor and progressive activist who is currently the most powerful official on Obamacare implementation within the White House. [...]
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Emails show IRS’ Lois Lerner specifically targeted tea party
www.washingtontimes.com
Newly released emails show that Lois G. Lerner, the woman at the center of the IRS scandal over special scrutiny of conservative groups’ applications for tax-exempt status, specifically targeted tea party applications and directed they be held up in 2011 in order to come up with an agency policy. [...]
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US income inequality at record high
www.bbc.co.uk
The income gap between the richest 1% of Americans and the other 99% widened to a record margin in 2012, according to an analysis of tax filings. [...]
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