The Pentagon's top personnel official has chastised the Defense Dept's civilian work force for having the worst delinquency rate for paying federal income taxes compared with other federal agencies.
The Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) is sounding an early warning on a proposal in the president's 2008 budget that would require Internet businesses like eBay Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. to collect personal data on their customers and shar
A man operated a "warehouse bank" out of his home in the south Seattle suburbs, taking at least $28 million from people around the country who wanted the discretion of a Swiss bank account without going to Switzerland. Robert Arant, of Des
Bush should not be credited with cutting our tax burdens. He has engaged in tax shifting and in hiding the burdens of his expansions of the welfare and warfare state, and he has demonstrated that he's opposed to lowering our tax burdens.
(just what we really need) The public-private (fascism) partnership between private collection agencies and the IRS is helping to close the estimated $345 billion tax gap and has the potential to fund hundreds of new IRS jobs annually
"Over the past four years Mark Everson has held one of the toughest jobs in the country: Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service-the nation's tax collector. "In those four years Commissioner Everson has taken up the challenge
With tax day gone and passed, here a nice chart showing which states benefit and those who dont' from the behemouth in Washington.Entered By: Jean Carbonneau
As candidates say no to public money for presidential campaigns, so do American taxpayers. Only 7.3% of 2006 tax returns filed from Jan. 1 to April 14 designated a $3 contribution to the public campaign-financing system, according to data the Interna
Despite efforts to improve wireless security the past 4 years, the Inspector General's assessment of 20 buildings in 10 cities discovered 4 separate locations at which hackers could have easily gained access to IRS computers using wireless techno
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Yesterday all Americans paid their annual homage to their government by either filing their 1040 tax form with the IRS or a request to file that form later. The form must be filed in order for Americans to know how much of their hard earned income t
But like millions of American business owners who trade primarily in cash, Huynh was not altogether honest with the Internal Revenue Service. When IRS agents poked around, they discovered four cars in Huynh's name, including a $77,000 Mercedes; r
If you think your taxes are bad this year, wait until next April 15. Unless Congress acts relatively soon, millions more Americans will find that the tax refund they expected will disappear – swallowed up by the alternative minimum tax (AMT), a le
I will speak my mind and heart in good faith to anyone, but, as my strength allows, I will flatly refuse to voluntarily contribute one iota of the fruits of my labor to those artificial entities that seek to impose their will on myself and others an
Most Americans hate to pay federal income taxes, but are most Americans even required by law to pay them? Join Larken Rose, a man who has accused the IRS of being involved in the biggest financial fraud in history as he squares off against Jonathan S
Thousands of taxpayers could be at risk of identity theft or other financial fraud because the Internal Revenue Service has failed to adequately protect information on its 52,000 laptop computers and other storage systems, a new government report con
Tessa and I will be his guests for his two-hour debut show this Saturday, 2 to 4 p.m. (Central time). Though Peter is a good friend of mine, so you might consider this opinion somewhat biased, he is about the best talk show host I've ever deal
The 4 experts chosen to analyze the Baileys' fairly typical circumstances are very real. The fact that they couldn't agree is testament to how impossibly complex the tax code has become. It also illustrates the utter contempt Congress has for
Over the millennia, slavery included individuals based on ethnicity and religious belief. Now, however, slavery includes individuals from all walks of life. Taxation takes almost half of one’s productive capacity. Individuals must get permission f
"You have been defiant with regard to the law," Judge Padova said. "No one can criticize you for the opinions you hold or your critical comments regarding our tax system . . . but we are a people of law and you clearly violated the law
We find households in the lowest quintile of income receive roughly $8.21 in federal, state and local government spending for every dollar of taxes paid, while households in the middle quintile received $1.30, and households in the top quintile receiEntered By: Jean Carbonneau
Read the powerful criminal tax trial pleadings of Louisiana attorney Tom Cryer arguing the Constitutional and statutory fraud of the federal income tax.
Underpayment due to cheating or confusion is causing audits to rise, and new rules could be on the way. [Of course over payments are accepted by America's largest terrorist organization.]
The Internal Revenue Service is asking tax lawyers and accountants who create tax shelters and exploit loopholes to take the lead in writing some of its new tax rules. [comfy]
Waving a red flag under the nose of the Internal Revenue Service is not the goal of most small-business owners, yet many do so without knowing it when they fill out their tax returns. [And the largest terrorist group in the US swings into action.]
Think of the uses of $300 billion, the annual gap between what taxpayers owe and what they pay. It would more than cover the federal deficit for a year or the extra money President Bush wants in 2007 and 2008 for Iraq and Afghanistan.
By assembling a star-studded team of vendors, the IRS thought its $8 billion modernization project would manage itself. The IRS thought wrong. Now the agency's ability to collect revenue, conduct audits and go after tax evaders has been severly
3 Senators have proposed legislation to recover some of the $100 billion a year in tax revenue they say is lost each year to overseas tax havens, in part by requiring hedge funds to report their foreign investors to the Treasury Department.
(Written in 1993, but right on point) In 1992, Americans worked from Jan 1 to May 5 just to pay their taxes. According to the Tax Foundation, this portion of the calendar year represents the portion of their income Americans, on average, pay in tax
The impending confrontation between New Hampshire tax-resister Ed Brown and local authorities is reaching a turning point, according to several sources. Coverage of the situation by mainstream media may be fomenting what he terms "a Waco-Style M