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Revisiting the IRS

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

The Republicans deserve credit for persistence, if not creativity. First it was the Affordable Health Care Act that they have voted to repeal no fewer than 54 times since taking control of the House in 2011. Now it is, once again, the Internal Revenue Service they have in their sights.

IRS Paid Whistleblowers Record Amount Last Year

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business

By Nanette Byrnes Feb 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. Internal Revenue Service paid a record $125.4 million in 2012 to whistleblowers who provided evidence o...

Unintended Tax Hike Could Hit 28 Million Americans

Reuters | Kim Dixon | Posted 11.14.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) - Some 28 million Americans including some in the middle class would face an unintended tax hike if a U.S. tax aimed at e...

Nikki Haley Not Under Federal Investigation

West Ashley Patch | Jonathan Allen | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics

S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley released a copy of a letter she received from the IRS stating it determined an investigation into the Sikh Society of South Caro...

Tax Dodgers Beware: IRS Forms Elite 'SWAT Team'

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2012 | Business

* Tax evasion by 'transfer pricing' a top target for agency * Talent coming in from Big Four audit, law, consulting firms ...

Looking For Your Tax Refund? Good Luck Finding It

Posted 02.15.2012 | Business

Where is my refund? It's a question Americans are probably asking themselves increasingly as they file their taxes. But they might have trouble fin...

U.S. To Offshore Tax Dodgers: We're Cool If You Come Clean Now

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2012 | Business

Jan 9 (Reuters) - The U.S. Internal Revenue Service on Monday said it was reopening an offshore voluntary disclosure program for U.S. taxpayers who ...

Regulations For Untaxed Swiss Bank Accounts In The Works

Posted 08.10.2011 | Business

ZURICH (Catherine Bosley) - Swiss and U.S. authorities have held informal exploratory talks that touched on regularizing untaxed money held by wealthy...