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Senator Wants to Stop the IRS From Rehiring Employees It Fired

By on July 28, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senator Wants to Stop the IRS From Rehiring Employees It Fired

Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) wants the IRS to stop rehiring employees who were let go for performance or conduct problems.

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House Bill Cuts IRS Budget, Imposes Restrictions

By on June 29, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Bill Cuts IRS Budget, Imposes Restrictions

A spending bill has been introduced in the House that would reduce the overall budget for the IRS and impose new restrictions on the agency.

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Former IRS Revenue Officer Heading to Prison for Tax Evasion

By on May 10, 2017 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Former IRS Revenue Officer Heading to Prison for Tax Evasion

A former IRS revenue officer has been sentenced to prison for tax evasion despite operating a business in which he helped clients deal with tax problems.

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New Budget Bill Contains Directives for IRS

By on May 7, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
New Budget Bill Contains Directives for IRS

The spending bill that just became law contains some provisions directed at the IRS that will be of particular interest to federal employees who work there.

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IRS Employee Indicted for Stealing Taxpayer IDs and Filing Fraudulent Returns

By on April 26, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
IRS Employee Indicted for Stealing Taxpayer IDs and Filing Fraudulent Returns

An IRS employee has been indicted for wire fraud and identity theft of taxpayers’ personal information.

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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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