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  • IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, 2015.
    Tax chief Koskinen faces censure 'must be held accountable for misconduct'
    Believing that Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen "must be held accountable for his misconduct," House Oversight Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz introduced a resolution to censure Koskinen, somewhat suspiciously...
  • Marijuana bribery case
    Seattle IRS agent sentenced to prison for taking bribe from marijuana dispensary
    An IRS agent is currently facing a two-and-a-half year prison sentence for taking a $20,000 bribe from a Seattle medical marijuana dispensary owner. Have a Heart Compassion Care owner Ryan Kunkel reported agent Paul G. Hurley after Hurley audited...
  • John Koskinen, IRS Commissioner
    IRS hiring new employees to do more audits
    After years of budget cuts and a well-publicized decline in service, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that it will be hiring 600 to 700 new employees to increase tax audits of small businesses and self-employed taxpayers.Independent of...
  • IRS
    Congressional Republicans want to abolish the IRS
    Republicans in Congress are pushing to remove one of the the largest and most hated institutions in the U.S. - the IRS. What once began as a fringe movement has steadily gathered momentum over the past few years, thanks to a group known as the...
  • Postal worker steals refund checks
    Postal worker steals refund checks: 20-year mail carrier loots dozens of checks
    A postal worker out of New Jersey who stole dozens of federal refund checks is facing a sizable jail time sentence. Willingboro resident Earl Champagne was found guilty of playing a role in an elaborate identity theft plot. The scheming mailman...
  • IRS warns tax cheaters with undisclosed foreign assets
    IRS warns tax cheaters following leak of Panama Papers
    In the wake of the release of the Panama Papers, the U.S Congress continues to issue warnings to tax cheaters.The congress has passed legislation to reward whistleblowers who disclose tax-haven holdings by U.S. Citizens. An IRS amnesty program...
  • Indiana Senator Dan Coats
    IRS admits they know 'identity-theft situation' fraud going on with immigrants
    “It’s not the normal identity-theft situation,” admitted Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen regarding a problem of fraud, discovered by the staff of Senator Dan Coats of Indiana, at the recent Senate Finance...
  • Will this be the IRS of the future
    IRS opens crowdsourcing competition
    As you worked on your taxes this past tax season, did you think to yourself that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can do this better? If so, the IRS wants to hear from you, and you may win some money! Unfortunately, the prize is not tax free...
  • IRS looks the other way at taxpaying illegal immigrants
    IRS looks the other way at taxpaying illegal immigrants
    The IRS is consistently the most-hated government organization in every year and every poll. Their reputation took a huge downturn with the audit scandal back in 2012-14. Can anyone forget the stern face of accused conspirator Lois Lerner who...
  • Microsoft Outlook Tax Day Reminder
    Huge Microsoft ‘Tax Day’ error epitomizes quality control challenge for managers
    Will careless cost-cutting lead to errors so large that a catastrophe is inevitable? Millions of U.S. Microsoft Account holders got a view of what is possible when Microsoft Outlook published a “reminder” that April 15 was “Tax...
  • IRS Identity Theft Prevention Tool hacked
    IRS Identity Theft Prevention Tool hacked
    The Identity Protection PIN tool on the IRS.gov site has been temporarily suspended—because it was recently hacked into. The tool provides retrieval of forgotten or lost IP PINs to users who want an extra layer of protection against identity...
  • IRS Commissioner John Koskine
    Claim your portion of $950 million before time expires
    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced that it is holding $950 million in unclaimed refunds for tax year 2012. Maybe... This is not the first time the IRS has used a large estimated tax refund figure hoping to entice the public to...
  • Nicole Lapin
    Survey: Consumers split between saving cash and paying debts
    American consumers seem to be debating themselves whether to save cash or pay down debt with their tax refund or work-related bonus. According to the new Capital One Bonus & Tax Survey, 41% of respondents said they'd rather save their tax...
  • ACA
    Health Insurance, 1095 Forms, and Federal Income Tax
    During tax season, I professionally assist taxpayers in preparing and electronically filing their federal and state income tax returns. As most folks know, the creation and expansion of the “Accordable Care Act” has not only...
  • File your taxes on time.
    IRS increases tax penalties for non-filers in 2016
    President Obama signed into law, on February 24, 2016, an increase in penalty for not filing your income tax return. The law is in effect for the 2015 tax year, meaning it applies when you file your return this tax season. The law also put a ban...
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