At an airfield in rural Georgia, the U.S. government pays a contractor $6,600 a month for a plane that doesn’t fly. The plane is a 1960s turboprop with an odd array of antennas on its back end and the name of a Cuban national hero painted on its tail
The Treasury Department and IRS announced Thursday that all same-sex marriages will be recognized for federal tax purposes regardless of state residence, allowing gay couples in all states to file joint tax returns.
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Bitcoin has been recognized for legal and tax purposes in Germany, making it the first country to take an official stance on the status of using the online currency as money.
Americans Giving Up Passports Jump Sixfold as FATCA Rules Loom By Dylan Griffiths - Edits Morpheus Titania Americans renouncing U.S. citizenship surged sixfold in the second quarter from a year earlier as the government prepares to introduce toug
The owner of an Albany, N.Y. strip club called Nite Moves has hired one of America's best free speech lawyers to help him convince the Supreme Court that taxes on lap dances should be illegal, The Daily Gazette reports.
This unique study looked at cigarette taxation and discovered that tax hikes on the product were associated with mild to moderate reductions in alcohol consumption among “vulnerable groups.”
Small business owners across the country are receiving letters from the IRS questioning if they are reporting all of their cash income, in a new push by the agency some are saying could unnecessarily create fear in the small business community.
Americans renouncing U.S. citizenship surged sixfold in the second quarter from a year earlier as the government prepares to introduce tougher asset-disclosure rules.
Billionaire Russian businessman Gennady Timchenko plans to seek U.S. government-backed funding to buy luxury aircraft. To smooth the path for financial backing from the U.S. Export-Import Bank he hired lobbyists from powerhouse
While you work three jobs to pay off Our Rulers lest they cage you, recipients of food-stamps use your money to buy groceries in the Bronx, New York. Then they ship the loot to the Dominican Republic, where relatives sell it on the black market.
As the U.S. prepares to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, the government watchdog charged with overseeing nearly $100 billion in contracts to reconstruct the country has found almost $2 billion in potential waste, fraud and abuse in the last three...
Occupation 101 US Aid to Israel-Tax Money
Tax reform is apparently so treacherous for senators these days that they require the utmost protection from the public -- half a century's worth.
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, or Fatca, is forcing millions of Americans living abroad to reconsider their U.S. citizenship, a lawyer, Colleen Graffy, writes in the Wall Street Journal.
Another day, another slipup by the Internal Revenue Service. The incident involves the unwitting exposure of "tens of thousands" of Social Security numbers, posted to the Internet for less than 24 hours after being discovered,
CEOs are legendary for defending their tax paying records, and eager to imply that government is responsible for any of their tax delinquencies.
The law re-introducing a 16% value-added tax on most foods further inflamed discontent at a time when teachers are in their second week of a nationwide strike demanding higher allowances, while other civil servants are clamoring for higher pay.
Switzerland — long famous for storing money and not asking any questions — has been beefing up scrutiny on banks enjoying shelter in the Alpine paradise's lax regulatory structure, Businessweek reports.
This one is personal. My wife has renounced her US Citizenship but over time that may not stop the US from pursuing her and others perpetually.
It may be the currency of the future, but it now appears that Bitcoin is not immune to the U.S. government's prying eyes and hands — especially when it's being used to fuel black market activities. A few days ago, the federal Drug Enforcement Agen
Refuting Democratic suggestions that progressive groups were also swept up in the IRS probe of the tax status of Tea Party organizations, the Treasury Department's inspector general has revealed that just 6 progressive groups
Pornography, wine bottles and kazoos were among improper purchases made by IRS employees using their work-issued charge cards, according to watchdog report.
The Internal Revenue Service's screening of groups seeking tax-exempt status was broader and lasted longer than has been previously disclosed, the new head of the agency said Monday.
Switzerland's lower house of parliament pushed back strongly Tuesday against a government proposal to end a bitter dispute with U.S. authorities over American tax cheats suspected of hiding money in the country's banks.
Democrats just released a full transcript of testimony from a key witness in the investigation of IRS targeting of conservatives — and it appears to confirm that the initial targeting did originate with a low-level employee in the Cincinnati office.
Foreign politicians and officials who took part in two G20 summit meetings in London in 2009 had their computers monitored and their phone calls intercepted on the instructions of their British government hosts, according to documents seen by
An Internal Revenue Service supervisor in Washington says she personally was scrutinizing the earliest applications from tea party groups seeking tax-exempt status, including some requests that languished for more than a year without action.
On June 8, 2013 Darren Wolfe, otherwise known as The International Libertarian, talks about taxes and tyranny using Henry David Thoreau's perspective. The talk was given in Washington, DC in front of the White House as part of the Smoke Down Prohibi
At last year's Brooklyn Peace Fair investigative journalist and peace activist Jeremy Scahill talked about his concern with Internal Revenue Service oppression.