| Apr 27, 2013
| 6:38 PM
Small businesses would be protected from the type of fraud allegedly committed by Harford County payroll firm AccuPay Inc. under legislation being proposed by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski.
The Maryland Democrat plans to introduce a bill that would require...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 7:03 AM
Liberal media have again shown that they can be just as self-righteous and intolerant as their ardent conservative adversaries.
How else to account for the recent furor over views expressed by a world-renowned pediatric surgeon, neurologist and...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski on Monday again urged the Internal Revenue Service to "get to the bottom of allegations" that AccuPay, a payroll servicer based in Harford County, failed to pass clients' tax payments on to state and federal collection agencies....
| Apr 9, 2013
| 4:24 PM
The nearly two dozen creditors of payroll firm AccuPay Inc. who jammed a hearing room in Baltimore's federal courthouse Tuesday left with no more answers than when they arrived.
Bel Air-based AccuPay, which filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in March, is...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The "average" federal employee salary is nearly $78,500, an amount that has risen by about $1,800 in the past two years despite a general freeze on salary rates, according to the Office of Personnel Management.
As of September, OPM reported last week,...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 12:08 PM
The IRS wants to show taxpayers it is taking identity theft seriously.
Today, the agency announced it conducted a 32-state sweep in recent weeks that targeted 389 identity theft suspects and led to 734 enforcement actions — from complaints to...
| Apr 14, 2013
For taxpayers who work best under the pressure of a deadline ... well, that's now.
Returns must be filed by the end of Monday. But there's always a risk when scrambling to get returns in under the wire. You might make a mistake or overlook a valuable...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 1:50 PM
At some Baltimore-area tax preparation offices, deadline day was proving anticlimactic.
The big rush had come not on Tax Day but in early February, said Vince Williams, manager of Liberty Tax on East Coldspring Lane.
The deadline for both federal and...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Because of the delay by Congress to address last year’s expiring tax cuts, the IRS has had less time to update its forms and systems. That’s postponed the start of the tax season until Jan. 30 for everyone. But some filers have had to wait...
| Apr 3, 2013
Harford County Del. Mary-Dulany James said Tuesday she received a pledge from the state comptroller he will not to penalize businesses who have become victims of alleged financial fraud by a the Bel Air payroll company Accu-Pay.
Accu-Pay is being...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 9:57 AM
The Harford Community Action Agency is again providing the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program to people and families with low- to moderate-incomes (annual income of up to $50,000).
The program is a free income tax assistance service where help...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Your article about the effects of the sequester on federal employees left readers with a misleading impression of its effects by not mentioning the IRS ("Agencies in Maryland dodge furloughs — for now," March 30).
The National Treasury Employees...