House Republicans voted Wednesday to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for refusing to testify at a pair of committee hearings about her role in the agency’s tea party controversy.
Crackdown will completely destroy financial privacy
“They just walked into the store” and announced they had emptied the store’s bank account. The IRS agents believed, or pretended to believe, that Terry and Sandy were or conceivably could be conducting a criminal enterprise when not selling groceries
A Denver medical marijuana business owner wanted in connection to money-laundering charges surrendered to authorities Wednesday, shortly after masked federal agents raided four locations that are part of the long-running investigation.
The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems, including $1 million to workers who owed back taxes. More than 2,800 workers got bonuses despite facing a disciplinary action
Furthermore, the ruling states that if the individuals do not submit attorney-client documentation as required, then the court would prohibit them from introducing any evidence to demonstrate their innocence.
the federal government is seizing nearly $2 billion from hundreds of thousands of taxpayers this year in order to settle debts, some incurred by their parents, some dating back to more than a decade. This process has been ongoing since 2011, when
Tens of thousands of Americans have been bushwhacked by a single arcane sentence in a 673-page law Congress enacted six years ago. The Internal Revenue Service is seizing both federal and state tax refunds for individuals whom
86,429,000. That is the number of Americans who in 2012 got up every morning and went to work — in the private sector — and did it week after week after week. These are the people who built America,
Something to help ease the pain on tax day...
All humans die; there are a myriad of reasons why. All governments become tyrannical sooner or later, even if they don’t start out that way, and eventually they too pass away. There is no single reason why governments become despotic and expire but e
The United States is one of only a handful of countries that tax citizens or permanent residents wherever they reside. (The other countries are Antigua and Barbuda, Eritrea, and, in some circumstances, Hungary.)
What is most remarkable is he has not been arrested after selling the aid in plain view of the government. Diplomats and experts have described Ukraine under Presidents Kuchma and Yushchenko as a virtual kleptocracy, or government of thieves.
As Americans prepare their taxes, many people dream of suing the IRS. One group is doing exactly that. A new organization called Sue the IRS was formed for this purpose by Mark Meckler. He was once a leading member of the group Tea Party Patriots, an
Have you guy's seen this?
A White House aide set off a stampede of liberal media criticism for Internet news pioneer Matt Drudge over Obamacare – but his critics don't seem to understand how small businesses pay taxes. The brouhaha started when Drudge tweeted,
White House aide set off a stampede of liberal media criticism for Internet news pioneer Matt Drudge over Obamacare – but his critics don’t seem to understand how small businesses pay taxes.
The Internal Revenue Service, already facing accusations its workers improperly snooped through tax files, hired a cop convicted of illegally accessing FBI records and providing information to a subject of a counterterrorism investigation involving
The next time you pour yourself a cold one, give yourself a pat on the back in the name of patriotism. On average, 40 percent of the price you paid for that beer is going straight to Uncle Sam and the state. Lobbyists in Washington are pushing to
When a bipartisan Senate panel last week lambasted Swiss bank Credit Suisse for helping rich Americans evade billions in taxes, some watching the high-profile hearing couldn’t help but notice an elephant in the room. That is, Sen. Rand Paul.
US lawmakers will introduce a “critical” economic support package to Ukraine authorizing $1 billion in loans to the nation in the grips of a geopolitical face-off with neighbor Russia. “I’m terribly concerned about what’s going on in Ukraine.
As reported earlier on the DP: California couple find $10 mil in rare gold coins. Now, the rest of the story.
Agency employs Orwellian term “Shared Responsibility Payment” to describe Obamacare individual mandate tax.
House Republicans plan to float several bills to protect taxpayers from abuse by the Internal Revenue Service. Many of them appear to have merit. One legislative goal is to force the government to more clearly reveal how taxpayer money is being spent
If I posed the question - Are you willing to fight for liberty? - most would respond without pause - "Yes" - with the knowledge that death is a probable consequence - aka the ultimate sacrifice. This would suggest seriousness regarding freedom.
Yes, it's really happening again. As surely as spring follows winter and indigestion follows lunch at Long John Silver's, Tax Day will soon be upon us.
How will the major tax changes approved by Congress affect your returns?
When I first heard about Gwen’s story, I knew it was something I had to bring International Man readers.
What IRS Targeting Scandal? nothing to see here. "not even a smidgen."