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House Panel Passes Bill Banning IRS From Using Private Email

IRS workers would be prohibited from using private email to conduct official business under a bipartisan bill passed Wednesday by the House Ways and Means Committee.

03/25/2015

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IRS: Federal Workers Owe More Than $3.5 Billion In Unpaid Taxes

Federal workers and retirees owed more than $3.5 billion in unpaid taxes last year, a $200 million increase over the previous year, the IRS said Tuesday.

03/24/2015

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Small Business Tax Tips: Are You Filing The Correct Forms?

It’s easy to make a mistake on your taxes, especially if you are a new business owner or running a small business. Before you file, dot your i’s and cross your t’s by making sure to use the correct tax forms.

03/15/2015

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Fake IRS Agents Target More Than 366,000 in Huge Tax Scam

Fake IRS agents have targeted more than 366,000 people with harassing phone calls demanding payments and threatening jail as part of a huge nationwide tax scam that has cost taxpayers $15.5 million.

03/12/2015

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Fake IRS Agents Targeted More Than 366,000 People

Officials say the huge scam has duped about 3,000 people out of more than $15 million.

03/12/2015

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)

Investigators Find 32,000 Emails in IRS Probe

Investigators said Thursday they have recovered 32,000 emails related to a former IRS official at the heart of the agency’s tea party scandal.

02/27/2015

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IRS Chief Warns Budget Cuts Could Force 2-Day Agency Shutdown

IRS Commissioner says budget cuts could delay tax refunds, reduce the number of audits and cost the government at least $2 billion in lost revenue.

01/13/2015

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GOP’s Issa Set For Final Assault On Obamacare

One of the Obama administration’s harshest congressional critics will get a final high-profile shot when the House Oversight Committee grills witnesses about the president’s health care overhaul and a former adviser’s remark about voters’ “stupidity.”

12/09/2014

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IRS Analysis: Wealthy Giving Less to Charity

Even as the income gap widens, the wealthiest Americans are giving a smaller share of their income to charity, while poor and middle-income people are donating a larger share, according to an extensive analysis of IRS data conducted by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

10/06/2014

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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