By Steve Doty | 03/26/14 12:25 PM
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and House Republicans on Wednesday demanded that the IRS release all of Lois Lerner's emails in an attempt to see what the former IRS official knew about the agency's targeting of conservative organizations.
By Joel Gehrke | 03/26/14 12:04 PM
Years will pass before congressional investigators can review all of the documents pertaining to the inappropriate targeting of Tea Party groups, Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen told a House panel Wednesday.
By Ashe Schow | 03/26/14 10:43 AM
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies (yes, even Dogecoin) will now be taxed the same as any other property, according to new IRS guidance. The IRS guidance begins by seemingly accepting that cryptocurrencies are a form of currency, but notes that they are not officially recognized....
By Associated Press | 03/26/14 08:35 AM
Federal prosecutors say a 53-year-old former New York state tax department employee has been sentenced for bilking the Internal Revenue Service out of tens of thousands of dollars.
03/25/14 06:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Virtual currencies like bitcoin will be taxed like property — not currency, the Internal Revenue Service said Tuesday. The IRS says bitcoin is not legal tender. You can't use it to pay your taxes. However, if you receive wages in bitcoin, you have to pay taxes on it just...
By Calvin Woodward | 03/24/14 07:52 AM
The new health care law helps some people, hurts others and confuses almost everyone. Hoping to simplify things a bit, The Associated Press asked its Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus followers for their real-life questions about the program and the problems they're running into as the March 31...
By Sean Higgins | 03/21/14 03:19 PM
In a letter Thursday, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., demanded that Attorney General Eric Holder turn over all documents held by the Justice Department in regards to a secret interview its attorneys conducted with former top IRS official Lois...
By Sean Lengell | 03/21/14 01:37 PM
Two Republican leaders of the House's investigative panel have asked the Justice Department to hand over information regarding its probe of the Internal Revenue Service's illegal targeting of conservative groups. In a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder dated Thursday, House Oversight and...
By Washington Examiner | 03/20/14 05:53 PM
Nobody was surprised when Attorney General Eric Holder decided the special prosecutor requested by Sen. Ted Cruz to investigate the IRS scandal isn't needed. Why? Because Holder and his boss in the Oval Office refuse to make the same mistake that led to Richard Nixon's undoing in the Watergate...
By Sean Lengell | 03/20/14 04:35 PM
The Justice Department refused Sen. Ted Cruz's request for a special prosecutor to investigate the Internal Revenue Service's illegal targeting of conservative groups, a decision the Texas Republican said was hypocritical and politically motivated. The DOJ is already investigating the tax...
03/19/14 09:17 AM
An IRS employee took home personal information on about 20,000 IRS workers, former workers and contractors, putting the data at risk for public release, the agency said Tuesday. The employee took home a computer thumb drive containing names, Social Security numbers and addresses of the...
By Mark J. Fitzgibbons | 03/17/14 06:08 PM
Proposed regulations from the IRS for 501(c)(4) "social welfare organizations" would censor speech such as legislative scorecards, voter registrations and get-out-the-vote projects. They also would eliminate communications before elections that name candidates, even if done in a neutral...
By Susan Ferrechio | 03/14/14 04:00 PM
The Republican House Oversight chairman argued in a scathing letter to the leading Democrat on his panel Friday that the pursuit of contempt charges against former IRS official Lois G. Lerner is justified.
By Jeremy Barr | 03/13/14 05:21 PM
The Koch brothers are getting in the way of a Senate package to aid Ukraine, Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday.
By Paul Bedard | 03/12/14 12:52 PM
Refundable tax credits, which already cost the federal government more than it spends to fund the Department of Education, are set to double to more than $200 billion a year once all of the Obamacare subsidies kick in, according to a new report from the independent Tax Foundation. The report...
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