An employee of the Internal Revenue Service was fired for three years of questionable tax returns. She tried to convince the agency and third parties the problem was with her tax preparer. A federal court was not convinced and the errant IRS employee remains off the agency’s payroll.
The IRS is telling taxpayers how to determine if a person seeking personal financial information is acting on behalf of the agency.
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.
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.
The IRS is giving tax breaks to those devastated by Hurricane Katrina: extra time to file tax documents.
A new law has been used as a basis for firing 71 IRS employees over a period of several years.