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Mnuchin: 90% of Wage Earners Will See Higher Paychecks Under New Withholding Tables

By on January 12, 2018 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Mnuchin: 90% of Wage Earners Will See Higher Paychecks Under New Withholding Tables

The IRS has released new tax withholding tables, and many employees should start seeing higher paychecks by February according to the Treasury Department.

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Lawmakers Worried Treasury Department Will Use New Tax Tables for Political Gain

By on January 9, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Worried Treasury Department Will Use New Tax Tables for Political Gain

Two lawmakers are worried that the Treasury Department will “unduly influence” tax withholding tables to skew the apparent benefits of the new tax law.

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What Do Americans Think of Federal Agencies?

By on January 2, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
What Do Americans Think of Federal Agencies?

A new Gallup poll finds that Americans are showing greater overall satisfaction with some larger federal agencies.

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Telework Abuse Highlighted in Lankford’s 2017 Waste Report

By on November 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Telework Abuse Highlighted in Lankford’s 2017 Waste Report

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) has released his third annual report on what he deems to be wasteful spending within the federal government.

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Former IRS Employee Sentenced for Racking Up Over $824,000 in Fraudulent Medical Payments

By on November 23, 2017 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Former IRS Employee Sentenced for Racking Up Over $824,000 in Fraudulent Medical Payments

A former IRS employee was sentenced for misusing his government health benefits in an effort to obtain opiate drugs.

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Lerner, Paz Want IRS Testimony Sealed Permanently

on November 20, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lerner, Paz Want IRS Testimony Sealed Permanently Former IRS executive Lois G. Lerner told a federal court last week that members of her family, including “young children,” face death threats and a real risk of physical harm if her explanation of the tea party targeting scandal becomes public.

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Buchanan to IRS: ‘Heads Should Roll’

By on October 31, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Buchanan to IRS: ‘Heads Should Roll’

One Congressman is not satisfied with the apology issued by the IRS to some of the groups it targeted for political reasons.

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DOJ Settles Lawsuits Over IRS Targeting Scandal

By on October 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
DOJ Settles Lawsuits Over IRS Targeting Scandal

The Justice Department announced that it has settled lawsuits with conservative groups that had sued over the IRS targeting scandal.

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IRS Awards Multimillion-Dollar Fraud-Prevention Contract to Equifax

on October 5, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The IRS will pay Equifax $7.25 million to verify taxpayer identities and help prevent fraud under a no-bid contract issued last week, even as lawmakers lash the embattled company about a massive security breach that exposed personal information of as many as 145.5 million Americans.

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Senators Demand Congress Stop IRS From Hiring Tax Cheats

on September 13, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Two top senators say the IRS may have been breaking federal law when it rehired tax cheats and other former workers who were let go under a cloud of suspicion.

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