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Rep. Dave Camp prepares to grill IRS over 501(c)(4)s

May 15, 2013
As the House prepares to scrutinize the IRS over its targeting of conservative social welfare groups, the Ways and Means chair wants answers.
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Politics, money and power: Inside the IRS' targeting of conservative social welfare groups

May 14, 2013
The IRS is now facing a criminal investigation over its targeting of conservative groups that applied for tax exempt status.
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Happy Tax Day! How to avoid an audit, top scams, and taxing poetic

Apr 15, 2013
The deadline for filing income taxes is today, and while a third of Americans like doing their taxes and some are even inspired to write poetry, many find the process more complicated than ever.
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How easy is it for the IRS to go through your email?

Apr 15, 2013
Are you sure there's nothing in your email that would contradict that tax form you are about to sign? Civil liberties advocates are using this tax return deadline to criticize federal law that doesn't see email as all that private.
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Identity theft and the top 12 tax scams of 2013

Apr 15, 2013
Every tax season the Internal Revenue Service puts out a list called the 'Dirty Dozen' which ranks the worst tax schemes of the year. In 2013, identity theft is the dirtiest of them all.
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The Tax Man Nudgeth: Freakonomics

Apr 3, 2013
April 15 is less than two weeks away and Stephen Dubner has found some new ways to convince Americans to pay their taxes.
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E-filing increasing, but tax professionals still find their form

Apr 1, 2013
The IRS says e-filing by individuals has been increasing every year, but that doesn't necessarily mean tax professionals are taking a hit.
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Sequester steal: Will IRS budget cuts tempt tax cheats?

Mar 5, 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.
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Fiscal cliff rewrites the calendar for the IRS

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.
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The IRS in limbo as fiscal cliff debate continues

Jan 1, 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.
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