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Storming The IRS Gates: An Occupy Movement Worth Supporting
Taxation: A federal judge says the IRS can’t be trusted. Well, he’s right. So when will people in this country finally rise up and force Washington to get rid of this awful agency? Because a holiday … Read More.
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OLSON: Hardworking American taxpayers deserve better
America’s national debt sits above a staggering $19 trillion. That’s math we literally can’t even begin to comprehend, yet it’s not hard to understand why we should worry. Many of my colleagues on the … Read More.
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Arguments for abolishing income tax
There is confusion, misrepresentation and lack of understanding about the federal tax problems and solutions. The root cause of taxation problems is the 16th Amendment … Read More.
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House speaker criticizes IRS cybersecurity
The Office of the Speaker of the House posted a scathing blog entry criticizing the IRS for not getting all its security controls in order in time for tax season … Read More.
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Is Your Tax Return Audit Bait?
With tax day nearing, you may be wondering what triggers an IRS audit. The short answer: It often takes more than it has in the past. In fiscal 2015, which ended … Read More.
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IRS Says These Non-Cash Items Are… Cash
At tax time, it’s easy to remember your wages, since you receive a Form W-2. It’s also easy to remember income reported on Forms 1099, though if you are … Read More.
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It’s Been 513 Days Since Any Big 3 Network Has Touched the IRS Scandal
The latest stunning development in the IRS targeting scandal, that a federal appeals court on Tuesday scolded the IRS for failing to turn over its full list of groups it targeted, has yet to be reported on any of the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) network evening or morning shows. Read More.
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IRS Has Answered Only 15.6 Percent of Calls This Tax Filing Season
The IRS has answered only 15.6 percent of customer service calls during the 2016 tax-filing season so far, according to testimony from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. Read More.
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IRS Chief Blames Poor Customer Service, Data Hacks on Healthcare Reform
Both cybersecurity and customer service at the Internal Revenue Service have suffered because of Obamacare, the agency’s head said in remarks to Congress on Thursday. Read More.
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IRS forces local Tea Party to continue limbo dance
It is an abuse-of-power dance nobody wants to get asked to. But in 2009 the Internal Revenue Service held out a bamboo pole and forced the Albuquerque Tea Party to limbo. Read More.
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Appellate Court’s Blistering Takedown of IRS, DOJ over Targeting Conservatives is Awe-Inspiring
It’s one of the most stunning judicial opinions I’ve ever read. It is as clear in its scathing retort of the Obama Administration’s IRS and DOJ as it is precise in its legal acumen. In what … Read More.
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IRS’s Delays in Responding to Taxpayer Correspondence Take Mounting Toll
The Internal Revenue Service’s delays in processing taxpayer correspondence are lengthening, leading to delayed tax refunds and bigger interest payments from the IRS, according to a new report. Read More.
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As U.S. Passports For Domestic Flights Loom, IRS Can Now Revoke Passports
An IRS legal deadline looms in April to claim more than $950 million in 2012 federal tax refunds. Read More.
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Survey Shows Many Americans Fine with Lying to the IRS
Call it a “little green lie.” A number of Americans apparently find it acceptable to lie when there’s money at stake. Read More.
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Consumption taxes on the rise
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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