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Aggressive calls from scammers claiming to be from the IRS have conned more than $5 million from U.S. taxpayers as the victims are told they owe thousands of dollars in back taxes and are threatened with repossession and jail time. credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

IRS Scammers Stealing Millions Through Phone Calls Demanding Back Taxes

Aggressive calls from scammers claiming to be from the IRS have conned more than $5 million from U.S. taxpayers as the victims are told they owe thousands of dollars in back taxes and are threatened with repossession and jail time.

09/06/2014

IRS Director of Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner testifies before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on May 22, 2013. (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

IRS Says It Has Lost Emails From 5 More Employees

They are part of congressional probes into the treatment of conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status.

09/05/2014

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Obamacare To Complicate Tax Refunds, Create ‘Hefty Repayment Liabilities’

But if you count on your tax refund and you’re one of the millions getting tax credits to help pay health insurance premiums under President Barack Obama’s law, it’s not too early.

08/24/2014

A federal judge is ordering the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Orders IRS To Explain Lost Emails

A federal judge is ordering the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency’s tea party controversy.

07/10/2014

Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner exercises her Fifth Amendment right not to speak about the IRS targeting investigation before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee during a hearing in the Rayburn House Office Building on March 5, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Emails: IRS Official Sought Audit Of Top GOP Senator

Congressional investigators say Lois Lerner expressed interest in an audit of Sen. Charles Grassley.

06/25/2014

The Internal Revenue Service is offering to waive steep penalties for Americans living abroad who haven't been paying their U.S. taxes. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

IRS To Waive Penalties For Some American Overseas Accounts

The Internal Revenue Service is offering to waive steep penalties for Americans living abroad who haven’t been paying their U.S. taxes.

06/18/2014

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Report: Consumers Lying On Obamacare Application Could Face $250,000 Fine

People who are caught lying on their Obamacare applications in an effort to obtain bigger taxpayer-funded subsidies could face a maximum fine of $250,000.

05/22/2014

The Internal Revenue Service paid more than $13 billion in tax credits last year to people who may not have qualified, a government investigator said Tuesday. (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

IRS Paid At Least $13 Billion In Improper Tax Credits

The Internal Revenue Service paid more than $13 billion in tax credits last year to people who may not have qualified, a government investigator said Tuesday.

05/13/2014

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Cruz: Obama ‘Is The Most Lawless President’ In The Nation’s History

Tea Party favorite condemned the Affordable Care Act and the Obama administration before a crowd of about 1,000 Utah Republicans.

04/26/2014

The Internal Revenue Service paid $2.8 million in bonuses plus thousands of hours of paid time-off to 2,800 of its employees who had been disciplined for misconducts such as late or non-payment, misuse of travel cards, and even fraud, internal government investigators say. (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: IRS Gave $2.8M In Bonuses, Paid Time Off To Delinquent Employees

The Internal Revenue Service paid $2.8 million in bonuses plus thousands of hours of paid time-off to 2,800 of its employees who had been disciplined for misconducts such as late or non-payment, misuse of travel cards, and even fraud, internal government investigators say.

04/23/2014

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