Internal Revenue Service

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

The IRS is reportedly gathering massive amounts of online data hoping to find tax cheats. (Getty Images)

Report: IRS Data Mining Facebook, Twitter, Instagram And Other Social Media Sites

IRA agents gathering massive amounts of public data that could be used in audits.

04/16/2014

Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, has introduced the “Contempt Act” to prohibit taxpayer-funded salaries from going to government officials found in contempt of Congress. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Congressman Introduces ‘Contempt’ Bill To Withhold Holder’s Salary

Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Tex., has introduced the “Contempt Act” to prohibit taxpayer-funded salaries from going to government officials found in contempt of Congress.

04/16/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz said Attorney General Eric Holder should be impeached if he doesn’t indict former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner, who is linked to the agency’s targeting of conservative groups.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Cruz: Holder Should Be Impeached For ‘Defying Congress And The Rule Of Law’ In IRS Scandal

Sen. Ted Cruz said Attorney General Eric Holder should be impeached if he doesn’t indict former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner, who is linked to the agency’s targeting of conservative groups.

04/11/2014

Taxes

IRS: Employee Took Home Personal Info on 20,000 Workers

The Internal Revenue Service is reporting a potential security breach involving personal information about 20,000 IRS workers, former workers and contractors.

03/18/2014

Millions of American workers with low or varying month-to-month income could be subject to government fines and delays due to a gap between health care subsidies and reported income. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obamacare Gap Between Tax Credits, Reported Income Could Pinch The Poor

Millions of American workers with low or varying month-to-month income could be subject to government fines and delays due to a gap between health care subsidies and reported income.

11/13/2013

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)

Report: IRS Paid $4.2 Billion To Undocumented Immigrants

A new report finds that the Internal Revenue Service mailed $4.2 billion in child-credit checks to undocumented immigrant families.

10/22/2013

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Former Informant Suing US For Abandoning Her

A former confidential informant working for the United States in Colombia claims in a lawsuit that the U.S. government abandoned her when she got into legal trouble for her undercover operations, and she wound up spending three years in a Colombian jail.

10/21/2013

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