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.
Judicial Watch says the June 2013 trip to Ireland cost taxpayers $7,921,638.66.
Retiring General Motors Co. CEO Dan Akerson says the government bailout of his company was a net gain for taxpayers — even though they lost $10.5 billion.
The Internal Revenue Service says you must pay your taxes during the government shutdown. But don’t expect any refunds.
Hundreds of lobbyists in at least 20 states get public pensions because they represent associations of counties, cities and school boards.
The Internal Revenue Service has recouped more than $5.5 billion under a series of programs that offered reduced penalties and no jail time to people who voluntarily disclosed assets they were hiding overseas, government investigators said Friday.