Internal Revenue Service

Latest Internal Revenue Service Items
  • Rapper Young Buck files for bankruptcy after raid

    Rapper Young Buck has filed for bankruptcy after an Internal Revenue Service raid on his Hendersonville, Tenn., home.

  • CONDA: Crashing the classroom

    Is the U.S. Department of Education undermining the for-profit higher-education sector? The department recently rolled out its so-called "gainful employment" regulations governing the eligibility of college students at for-profit institutions to quality for government-sponsored Title IV student loans.

  • Hybrid groups using freedom, cash clout

    Conservative groups are up and running with new, hybrid organizations this election cycle that have more freedom and spending power than traditional nonprofits and think tanks to go after President Obama and the Democratic-led Congress.

  • `Tax lady' Roni Deutch faces Calif. fraud lawsuit

    California's attorney general is suing "tax lady" Roni Deutch for $34 million, alleging that her promises to help people solve disputes with the Internal Revenue Service often don't pan out.

  • For the first time since the 1980s, Social Security will dole out more in benefits than it collects in taxes for the next two years. Those deficits will add to the overall federal deficit. (Associated Press)

    NUGENT: Trade Fedzilla for fair tax

    Simpler is always better, especially as it pertains to Fedzilla, whose mission is to complicate things to such a degree that ordinary Americans no longer understand how our government works or who it works for.

  • INDEBTED: D.C. council member Michael A. Brown says he is close to paying off his IRS bill. (The Washington Times)

    3rd D.C. lawmaker faces debt problems

    A D.C. Council member who serves on a powerful finance committee is facing a federal lien seeking more than $50,000 in unpaid income taxes — the third city lawmaker to face scrutiny over personal or tax debts in recent months.

  • In this file photo, a rally participant holds up a pocket-sized copy of the U.S. Constitution during an anti-health-care-reform rally by The American Grassroots Coalition and The Tea Party Express on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 16, 2010. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

    RAHN: Government taxes imaginary income

    Most of the current problems facing America stem directly from the failure of our elected representatives to follow the Constitution. Much of what the Tea Party activists are demanding, often without explicitly saying so, is a return to the principles and procedures found in the Constitution. Many of those running for office are venting about excessive spending, deficits, taxation, regulation and so forth, but are struggling to say what they are for and what they would actually work to accomplish once they are elected.

  • Hundreds in prison get home credits

    Living in prison didn't stop nearly 1,300 inmates from cashing in on a popular tax break for first-time home buyers, a government investigator reported Wednesday. Their take: more than $9 million.

  • ** FILE ** This undated file photo provided by Gordon Howie for Governor campaign on May 7, 2010, shows state Sen. Gordon Howie  of Rapid City, S.D. Howie is one of five Republican gubernatorial candidates running in the primary election Tuesday June 8, 2010. If none of the five Republicans can get 35 percent of the primary votes, the top two finishers will face off in a runoff election on June 29. (AP Photo)

    Pastor tests IRS by endorsing candidate

    A South Dakota minister says he wants to do for religious freedom what the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. did for civil rights.

Happening Now