RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Internal Revenue Service

A collection of news and information related to Internal Revenue Service published by this site and its partners.

Top Internal Revenue Service Articles

Displaying items 181-192
  • Judge says IRS doesn't have authority to regulate tax preparers

    A federal judge has ruled that the IRS doesn’t have the authority to regulate tax preparers. This stunning ruling, though, is unlikely to have much impact in Maryland, which also regulates this group. “Maryland law was passed before the IRS...
  • Five questions for ... Robin McKinney

    Five questions for ... Robin McKinney
    This is the busiest time of year for Robin McKinney. McKinney is the director and co-founder of the Maryland Creating Assets, Savings and Hope (CASH) Campaign, which provides free tax preparation for low- to moderate-income households in the state....
  • Experts question delay of IRS investigation into AccuPay

    Experts question delay of IRS investigation into AccuPay
    An electrician sued a Bel Air payroll company five years ago, alleging that it failed to submit payroll taxes for his employees, so he wonders why it took until last week for the Internal Revenue Service to start an investigation. "They know what's going...
  • Tax tips just in time for the launch of filing season

    Tax tips just in time for the launch of filing season
    Tax season officially kicks off Wednesday, later than usual because lawmakers only this month passed legislation to address expired tax cuts. The IRS needed time to update its forms and systems. Not a problem for procrastinators, but a problem for...
  • Average tax prep costs $246, but Marylanders can get it for free

    The National Society of Accountants says tax preparers on average charge $246 nationwide to fill out an itemized form 1040 with a Schedule A and a state tax return. Fees differed around the country, though. In Maryland, the average fee for that work is...
  • BBH family well-paid amid clinic woes, records show

    BBH family well-paid amid clinic woes, records show
    By the time Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc. sought bankruptcy protection Dec. 28, the once-high-flying drug treatment and mental health clinic had been showing signs of financial trouble for two years. But even as the private nonprofit's debts mounted,...
  • In gauging Maryland's competitiveness, stick to the facts

    In gauging Maryland's competitiveness, stick to the facts
    In his recent State of the State speech, Gov. Martin O'Malley said, "Our story, Maryland's story, is the story of better choices and better results." This is certainly the kind of high rhetorical flourish we have come to expect from state leaders during...
  • Injecting Obamacare into economy will hurt -- a lot

    Injecting Obamacare into economy will hurt -- a lot
    It's difficult to catalogue all the negative impacts of Obamacare in one place. Nevertheless, my readers deserve to know a few of the uglier details as the new year rings in one of the most expensive, convoluted policy experiments in American history....
  • Baltimore Behavioral Health files for bankruptcy

    Baltimore Behavioral Health files for bankruptcy
    Mental health rehabilitation and addiction treatment center Baltimore Behavioral Health Inc. has filed for bankruptcy protection because it owes more than $5.5 million to creditors and estimates its assets are less than $500,000, according to federal...
  • How much is it worth to be a U.S. citizen?

    How much is it worth to be a U.S. citizen?
    We read about famous people like French film star Gerard Depardieu, who moved to Belgium to avoid a 75 percent income tax on millionaires proposed by France's Socialist government (a measure rejected last week by a French council, though French leadership...
  • Franchot: Same-sex spouses will be able to file joint returns, contrary to reports

    Franchot: Same-sex spouses will be able to file joint returns, contrary to  reports
    Maryland’s Comptroller Peter Franchot this morning released a statement, refuting a report in the Washington Time’s that same-sex couples won’t be able to file joint returns in Maryland. Voters here recently approved same-sex marriage in...
  • Tax data Maryland needs — and almost lost

    Tax data Maryland needs — and almost lost
    For years, the right and left have been bickering in Maryland over whether or not people are coming or going, arguments that solved nothing, changed nothing and improved nothing. It's been a hot topic this year, with individual income tax hikes and...