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IRS Finds ‘Get Transcript’ Data Breach Was More Widespread
The Internal Revenue Service said Friday that an investigation into last year’s data breach in the online Get Transcript application revealed it affected hundreds of thousands more taxpayers than originally believed. Read More.
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Sixth Circuit loses patience with the IRS
Nearly 1,050 days since the start of the IRS scandal triggered by allegations that the IRS unlawfully and unethically targeted tea party and other conservative organizations for special scrutiny Read More.
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Explaining the ‘Fair Tax’
Since politicians are discussing their plans for tax reform, this is a good time to mention one of the possibilities. Read More.
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Small businesses still fighting for cash seized by IRS
A tale involving a Maryland dairy farmer and North Carolina convenience store owner Read More.
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Some Americans Would Prefer an IRS Tattoo to Paying Taxes: Survey
As tax season ramps up, a new survey shows that some Americans would rather scrub the toilets at Chipotle than hand over a portion of their salary to the Internal Revenue Service. Read More.
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It’s Past Time To End The IRS’ Reign Of Terror
Corruption: A federal court has harshly judged the IRS for harassing conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status. We hope this brings far more trouble … Read More.
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Appeals Court Slaps Down IRS in NorCal Tea Party Case
The NorCal Tea Party Patriots won another round Tuesday in their long legal battle against the IRS, which had targeted hundreds of Tea Party and conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status before the 2012 elections. Read More.
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Republican Members Present Proposals for Fundamental Tax Reform
On March 22nd, Members of the Tax Policy Subcommittee, led by Rep. Charles Boustany (R-LA), held the first in a series of hearings on how policymakers should fundamentally reform … Read More.
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Don’t Book That Caribbean Vacation If You Owe The IRS…
The FAST Act, enacted on December 5, 2015, allows the IRS, for the first time, to share information with the State Department. Read More.
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Sixth Circuit Looking To Protect Taxpayers From IRS Not IRS From Taxpayers
Day 1049 of the IRS Scandal is the first day in a while with a real development. In the NorCal Tea Party Patriots litigation the IRS has really gotten slapped around by the Sixth Circuit for its dilatory conduct … Read More.
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IRS Adds 700 Ways To Audit, So Don’t Delete Emails Or Wipe Hard Drives
IRS is adding 700 audit and enforcement personnel to increase your chances of a tax audit. Some Republicans say this hiring news means the endless budget requests from IRS Commissioner … Read More.
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Support urged for the Fair Tax Act
Whenever I see an article about corporations not paying their “fair share” of taxes or that the U.S. has the highest corporate tax rate in the world, I always wonder why it is never pointed out … Read More.
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Positive effect of FairTax® on jobs, trade and government spending
Although the FairTax® — H.R.25/ S.155 — is a national consumption tax on new goods and services and government spending and will eliminate all federal taxes on income and investment … Read More.
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Members Of Congress Push To Shut Down IRS Forever
Shut down the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). That’s the recommendation from the Republican Study Committee (RSC) to House Republicans. The proposal to shutter the IRS, together with … Read More.
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Top Republican to IRS: You say you’re broke. How can you afford 700 new employees?
The chairman of a powerful House committee is demanding to know how IRS chief John Koskinen has found the money to hire up to 700 enforcement staffers when he told … Read More.

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