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IRS Warns DC Area Residents of New Phishing Scam

April 6, 2016 2:08 PM
IRS Warns DC Area Residents of New Phishing Scam

The IRS is warning residents in the Washington, DC area to be on the lookout for a new phishing scheme that specifically targets them. Federal employees should be on the lookout for this scam and know how to avoid it.

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How Many Trillions Did the IRS Collect in FY 2015?

March 31, 2016 12:58 PM
How Many Trillions Did the IRS Collect in FY 2015?

The amount of tax money being collected by the IRS continues to grow according to the latest data provided by the agency.

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IRS Reminds Retirees of April 1 Deadline to Begin Required Retirement Plan Distributions

March 29, 2016 8:57 AM
IRS Reminds Retirees of April 1 Deadline to Begin Required Retirement Plan Distributions

The Internal Revenue Service said in a statement Monday that taxpayers who turned 70½ during 2015 must start receiving required minimum distributions (RMDs) in most cases from Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) and workplace retirement plans by Friday, April 1, 2016.

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Great Customer Service? Congressman Gets Response from IRS After Almost 8 Years

March 22, 2016 7:09 PM
Great Customer Service? Congressman Gets Response from IRS After Almost 8 Years

Congressman Paul Gosar (R-AZ) is unhappy with the IRS. He recently let loose on the agency in an editorial in which he recounts the story of how a request he submitted nearly 8 years ago was only just recently answered.

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Senators Demand IRS Stop Rehiring Fired Federal Employees

January 13, 2016 9:01 AM

A group of Republican Senators have introduced legislation that would prevent the Internal Revenue Service from rehiring federal employees who were fired for poor conduct and performance.

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GSA Cutting Vehicle Mileage Reimbursement Rates in 2016

December 23, 2015 5:15 PM

Federal employees who use their own cars for conducting government business will see a drop in the mileage reimbursement rates paid to them at the start of 2016.

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Date Set for Start of 2016 Tax Season

December 22, 2015 8:31 AM

The Internal Revenue Service announced this week that tax season for American taxpayers will begin January 19, 2016.

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Legislation Would Make it Easier to Fire Senior Executives at IRS

December 6, 2015 12:36 PM
Legislation Would Make it Easier to Fire Senior Executives at IRS

Recently introduced legislation would give the IRS Commissioner new authority to fire senior agency executives who have failed in their performance or committed misconduct.

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Legislation Introduced to End Unionization at IRS

November 5, 2015 12:22 PM

Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) has introduced legislation that would end mandatory labor unions at the Internal Revenue Service.

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Legislation Introduced to Block Bonuses for Tax Delinquent Federal Workers

October 30, 2015 1:33 PM

Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) have introduced legislation that would withhold bonuses from federal employees who are delinquent on their taxes or have engaged in documented misconduct.

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