May 24, 2013 The sequester could force the IRS to furlough workers, including those who investigate tax fraud. Just to be safe, the IRS hopes to delay any furloughs until after tax season.
Mar 5, 2013 The latest income tax increase on the wealthy could result in their paying a greater share of income in federal taxes since 1979. Their income has increased even more.
Feb 1, 2013 The modern American income tax celebrates its 100th anniversary this weekend.
Jan 9, 2013 Taxpayers will have to wait eight extra days to file returns to give the IRS time to absorb tax changes in the fiscal cliff deal.
Jan 2, 2013 The IRS faces a ton of decisions, changes and updates in the fiscal cliff deals. But until there is a deal, the federal agency is as uncertain about the future as everyone else.
Nov 19, 2012 It took a natural disaster and a financial panic to get income taxes written into the U.S. Constitution. That was 1907. And even those who like public programs are still struggling to defend taxes.
Aug 2, 2012 The House Oversight Committee examines how the IRS will collect taxes from people who fail to buy health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.
Jul 23, 2012 About a year ago a law went into effect called the Plain Writing Act, meant to compel federal agencies into communicating with the public in a more accessible way. Now a nonprofit has come out with its first report card based on the act, and most agencies are not doing very well.
Jul 11, 2012 Fewer than a million small-business owners would likely face higher taxes. And some would keep hiring anyway.