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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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IRS Reports an Increase in the Tax Gap
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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IRS to hire hundreds of new enforcement employees
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is going to hire between 600 and 700 new employees focused on tax enforcement, the agency’s head announced. The addition will be the agency’s first significant … Read More.
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The ‘Best Alternative’ to Tax Day
Over the past five years I have received countless letters from constituents expressing a general distaste for the Internal Revenue Service. And let me tell you, I share in the frustration. Read More.
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Inside Republicans’ backup plan to punish the IRS chief
Folks rightfully dislike taxation without representation, but right now taxation with representation is being hamstrung. I hear time and time again from people across the Ozarks that … Read More.
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Nebraska FAIRtax Leader Meets with Heidi Cruz
I received a phone call Sunday evening that Heidi Cruz was coming to Lincoln, Tuesday, April 26th. So I made preparation by calling some friends to inform them of her coming. Read More.
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NUGENT: I’d really prefer to just get rid of the IRS
Over the past five years I have received countless letters from constituents expressing a general distaste for the Internal Revenue Service. And let me tell you, I share in the frustration. Read More.