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9 Things The IRS Would Tweet On Tax Day If It Were Cool

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.16.2015 | Comedy

The IRS is the hottest Twitter account since @CIA. At least, it could be. Listen, you expect that the IRS's Twitter feed is not going to be very ex...

IRS Paid At Least $13 Billion In Improper Tax Credits

AP | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service paid more than $13 billion in tax credits last year to people who may not have qualified, a governmen...

IRS Really Screwed Up This Time

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 12.22.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service paid out more than $110 billion in tax credits over the past decade to people who ...

Budget Cuts Leaving IRS In A Bind Against Tax Cheats

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Budget cuts are hurting the Internal Revenue Service's ability to go after tax cheats, the agency's inspector general said Tuesday....

Tax Season Delayed Due To Fiscal Cliff

AP | Stephen Ohlemacher | Posted 03.10.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service says late changes to federal tax laws should mean only a short delay for most taxpayers to file their 2012 ...

U.S. Federal Government Owes Itself Millions In Unpaid Taxes

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 11.27.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS needs to take a closer look at the federal government in its search for tax scofflaws. That's right — a T...

'There's No Question That The IRS Is Going To Struggle With This'

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 09.08.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Can the Internal Revenue Service police President Barack Obama's health care mandate while simultaneously collecting all the taxes...

IRS Chief: Congress Risking 'Real Disaster'

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2012 | Business

(Refiles to delete extraneous letters in slug) * Tax filing delays possible-IRS Commissioner Shulman * $650 billion of p...

Tax Audit Fears Are...

Posted 03.23.2012 | Money

As we all prepare and file our tax returns ahead of this year's April 17 deadline, the sense that Big Brother is looking down at us -- making sure we ...

Swiss, U.S. Officials Inch Closer To Deal On Tax-Dodging Americans: Reports

Posted 12.11.2011 | Business

ZURICH - Swiss and U.S. officials have met in recent days in Berne to try to end a long-running dispute over wealthy Americans using secret Swiss ...

'Penny-Wise And Pound-Foolish'

AOL Government | Judi Hasson | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

The Internal Revenue Service would face a "devastating" loss of $4 billion in revenue collected each year if proposed cuts of up to $600 million are m...

Sam Stein

IRS Funding Cut Days Before Report Shows $330 Billion In Uncollected Taxes

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As part of the budget deal hashed out on Friday evening, lawmakers agreed that no additional federal funds would be used to hire new IRS...

WARNING: IRS Audits Jump By 11 Percent, Wealthiest Targeted

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service is making it a bit riskier to cheat on your taxes. The tax agency increased the number of returns it ...

IRS Offers To Waive Late Fees, Negotiate New Payments For Taxpayers Snared By Recession

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — As the nation sinks deeper into recession, the IRS is offering to waive late penalties, negotiate new payment plans and postpone as...