Tag: IRS

Delinquent Taxes and ‘Phishing’

August 24, 2006 7:38 AM

The IRS is telling taxpayers how to determine if a person seeking personal financial information is acting on behalf of the agency.

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Uncle Sam Wants His Money!

Failing to report income on a tax return can get anyone in trouble. For an IRS employee, it is a firing offense and this case shows it will be upheld on appeal.

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Beware of the Fine Print

February 10, 2006 7:35 AM

A former federal employee may have inadvertently waived his prior agreement with an agency not to release information about his previous government employment. The fine print on the government application form authorized the release of information and it cost him a new job with Uncle Sam.

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Gift to Hurricane Victims from the IRS

August 31, 2005 7:59 AM

The IRS is giving tax breaks to those devastated by Hurricane Katrina: extra time to file tax documents.

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IRS Fired 71 for Misconduct Using Provisions of New Law

March 18, 2003 12:00 AM

A new law has been used as a basis for firing 71 IRS employees over a period of several years.

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