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WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is trying to rein in the use of tax-exempt groups for political campaigning. The effort launched Tuesday is an attempt to reduce the role of loosely regulated big-money political […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service issued $4 billion in fraudulent tax refunds last year to people using stolen identities, with some of the money going to addresses in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Ireland, according […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 700 employees of Internal Revenue Service contractors owe $5.4 million in back taxes, said a report Wednesday by the agency’s inspector general. More than half of those workers are supposed to […]
The government shutdown entered its second week with no end in sight and ominous signs that the United States was closer to the first default in the nation’s history. As you can imagine, all of […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department warned Thursday that the economy could plunge into a downturn worse than the Great Recession if Congress fails to raise the federal borrowing limit and the country defaults […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government on Thursday said that all legally married gay couples will be able to file joint federal tax returns even if they reside in states that do not recognize same-sex marriages. […]
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man whose 12-year-old golden retriever ate five $100 bills hopes to be reimbursed by the federal government.
WASHINGTON (AP) — If you didn’t bother filing a federal tax return for 2009, it might be a good time to rethink your tax strategy. The Internal Revenue Service says it has $917 million in unclaimed tax refunds from 2009, and time is running out to claim them.
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s foray into the car business is slowly coming to an end. The Treasury Department said that it will sell its remaining stake in General Motors in the next year or so, winding down a $50 billion bailout
WASHINGTON (AP) — Though U.S. stock trading was suspended Monday because of Hurricane Sandy, the parts of the financial system that stayed open functioned normally, the Treasury Department says. Financial regulators found that systems involving […]
DENVER (AP) – Exasperated veterans who work part-time for the Veterans Administration while attending college say their paychecks are sometimes weeks late, leaving them in trouble with bill collectors and landlords. Some veterans say it […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The House Ethics Committee will hold a hearing Friday in the case of Rep. Maxine Waters, a senior Democrat on the Financial Services Committee. The ethics panel is investigating whether Waters tried […]