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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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Legislation Would Abolish the IRS

By on February 19, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Abolish the IRS

In the midst of an increasing number of proposals to eliminate or cut various federal agencies, one bill that has perhaps gone largely unnoticed would do away with the IRS.

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Was This Federal Employee Too Clever by Half?

By on February 14, 2017 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Was This Federal Employee Too Clever by Half?

A federal employee removed for poor performance refused to accept or sign for the notice of termination. On appeal he argued harmful error in that the agency had not served him with proper notice. See how the appeals court deals with this ploy.

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Some IRS Employees Cheated On Their Taxes And Agency Let Most Keep Their Jobs

on February 6, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
More than half of IRS employees found to have intentionally cheated on their taxes last year were allowed to keep their jobs, according to numbers released by the inspector general that suggest the agency is still reluctant to punish its own staffers for breaking tax laws.

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IRS Moves To Revoke Passports For Unpaid Taxes

on February 3, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
If you happen to have seriously delinquent tax debt, a new law says the IRS can notify the State Department who is then unlikely to grant a passport.

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OPM Provides Fact Sheet on Complying with Minimum Health Insurance Guidelines Under FEHB

By on December 28, 2016 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Provides Fact Sheet on Complying with Minimum Health Insurance Guidelines Under FEHB

Do you have health insurance through the FEHB? OPM has released a fact sheet for federal employees with details on how to show compliance to the IRS under the Affordable Care Act.

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What Tax Records Should You Keep?

By on December 19, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
What Tax Records Should You Keep?

With the end of the year and tax season approaching, the IRS is reminding taxpayers about what tax records they should keep and for how long.

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Senate Report Finds IRS Workers Racked Up Huge Travel Tab

on December 14, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The IRS spent more than $1.4 million on long-term travel for just 27 employees in fiscal 2015, including on high-end car services and luxury apartment and hotel stays, a Senate report has found -- with one lawmaker blasting “woefully insufficient efforts” to reduce expenses at the agency.

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How Trump Got Yanked Into GOP’s IRS Impeachment Fight

on December 7, 2016 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Freedom Caucus members were gearing up for a floor fight Tuesday to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen when one of the group’s leaders, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), received an unexpected phone call from Reince Priebus asking them to hold off.

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Koskinen Dodges Impeachment Bullet

on December 6, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The House voted to refer a resolution to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen to the House Judiciary Committee in a bipartisan rebuke of conservative House Freedom Caucus efforts.

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