Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) has been one of the most vocal critics of federal employees who are behind on their taxes. In an op-ed, he discusses legislation being debated in the House and why he feels it is necessary for federal workers to pay their taxes if they want to remain employed by the government.
U.S. officials are investigating the online posting of the names and addresses of high-ranking FBI and other federal officials.
Another day, another set of problems for the VA, this time in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia VA improperly made $2.2 million in duplicate payments, manipulated data, mishandled mail and caused veterans to wait an average of 10 months to resolve claims that should have taken five days.
IRS head John Koskinen testified before the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, that budget cuts have stripped the agency from being able to effectively help taxpayers. He said the lack of funding has led to longer waits for taxpayers turning to IRS help centers.
Procrastination when it comes to retirement planning isn’t unusual, but it turns out that making up for lost time isn’t easy.
The Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved sweeping changes in the way Medicare pays doctors, clearing the bill for President Obama and resolving an issue that has bedeviled Congress and the Medicare program for more than a decade.
A House committee sent a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton more than two years ago asking if she used a personal email account for official business, but never received a direct answer to the question.
The House failed to pass a measure on Wednesday to prohibit anyone with tax delinquencies from working for the federal government.