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A North Carolina judge on Monday refused to dismiss lawsuits challenging a new law that would allow taxpayer money to be used for tuition at private or religious schools.
The IRS on Tuesday lost a federal appeal in a legal battle over its effort to institute competency exams and other new regulations for as many as 700,000 paid tax preparers.
In San Francisco, storing that weed trimmer and old sports equipment in apartment or hotel garages can get you fined up to $500. In fact, it's illegal to store anything besides an automobile.
The American dream of owning a small business often crumbles because of half-baked government rules and regulations. In Minnesota, the state's leaders have decreed that goods cooked at home can be sold at county fairs and farmer's markets, but they can't be offered in grocery stores or over the Internet.
David beats Goliath so rarely that the smart money is always on Goliath, and the tax collector always wins. But not quite always. Two Michigan businessmen have beaten the Internal Revenue Service at its own game. After a wave of bad publicity — and a lawsuit by the Institute for Justice — the IRS agency beat a retreat from using civil forfeiture to seize $70,000 by arbitrarily calling it "suspicious." It agreed to return the money last week.
A Florida political activist is out of luck after the Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear his challenge to a state law that prohibited groups from donating small amounts of money without first forming a political action committee.
The courts have given us little relief from the regulatory state
Raina is 2, but whether she will ever be 3 is to some degree in the hands of strangers. She's one of the more than 7,500 Americans who at any given time are searching for a compatible bone marrow donor. About 1,000 die each year waiting.
The District's attorney general took issue Thursday with a bill that would redefine the way the police department seizes cars related to certain crimes, holds them and sells them for profit.