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Some in the Media Suggest IRS Employees Should Leak Trump’s Tax Returns

By on April 20, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Some in the media have suggested that federal employees at the IRS should consider leaking Donald Trump’s tax returns. There are considerable consequences to doing this, however.

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IRS Using Private Debt Collectors for Unpaid Taxes

By on April 18, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
IRS Using Private Debt Collectors for Unpaid Taxes

The IRS recently announced that it will use a small number of private collection firms for some delinquent tax debts.

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IRS Commissioner Not Planning to Call it Quits

on April 17, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Despite calls from Republicans in Congress to have him fired, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen says he plans to fulfill his entire term.

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Lawmakers Ask Attorney General to Review Lois Lerner Case

By on April 13, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Ask Attorney General to Review Lois Lerner Case

Two House Republicans have asked the Attorney General to take a fresh look at Lois Lerner and her involvement in the IRS targeting scandal.

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Tax Preparer Went Gambling Instead of Sending the IRS Her Clients’ Tax Payments

By on April 11, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Tax Preparer Went Gambling Instead of Sending the IRS Her Clients’ Tax Payments

A Mississippi tax preparer has pleaded guilty to taking her customers’ payments intended for the IRS and spending them in local casinos.

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Average 2017 Tax Refund: $2,878

By on April 11, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Average 2017 Tax Refund: $2,878

Are you getting a tax refund this year? Here is how it compares to the national average.

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More Lawmakers Call for IRS Commissioner to Be Fired

By on April 7, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
More Lawmakers Call for IRS Commissioner to Be Fired

A second group of lawmakers are asking President Trump to fire IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.

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Republicans Call for Ousting of IRS Commissioner

By on April 5, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Republicans Call for Ousting of IRS Commissioner

A group of House Republicans sent a letter to President Trump calling for the removal of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen.

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Time to End IRS Outsourcing

on March 29, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The author says that even though the private sector is generally more efficient than government, one area where he believes it fails is with private tax collectors. He cites several reasons why he believes the government should keep tax enforcement in-house.

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Federal Employee Unions and the Official Time Reform Act

By on March 9, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Unions and the Official Time Reform Act

A new bill would reduce retirement income for some federal employees working as federal union representatives while being paid by the federal government.

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