| May 19, 2013
| 12:30 PM
This is probably the tip of the iceberg ("Report finds disarray at IRS," May 15). Most government employees believe in large government where can you work and get a pension that you do not pay into and have health care that you do not pay into as well...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Of course the president deserves some of the blame.
Yes, it's extremely unlikely he ordered the IRS to discriminate against tea party, pro-life or Jewish groups opposed to his agenda (though why anyone should take his word for it is beyond me). And...
| May 17, 2013
| 12:07 PM
President Barack Obama told several hundred people gathered at a Baltimore manufacturing plant on Friday that he would keep his administration focused on the economic recovery -- despite a series of political scandals that have rocked the administration...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 8:00 AM
It has been reported that House Speaker John Boehner is backing a compromise on taxing those "rich" Americans who make over $1 million a year.
Unfortunately, that threshold, as well as President Barack Obama's proposal to increase taxes on those...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 8:09 PM
Some members of Congress want to fire federal workers who are seriously delinquent on their taxes.
Furthermore, if they had their way, prospective employees in deep tax arrears wouldn't even be considered for a job with Uncle Sam.
| Sep 18, 2012
| 6:07 PM
After Regina Friend's son Roswell committed suicide last year, she was at least relieved to know that the loans he took out to pay for his Temple University degree were forgiven. But now, the Cockeysville woman has learned she faces a hefty tax bill on...
| 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...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 11:47 AM
President Barack Obama signaled on election night that he's willing to work with leaders in both parties on deficit reduction and tax reform. And House Speaker John A. Boehner said a day later that Republicans were open to new revenue.
| Jan 23, 2013
| 9:48 AM
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...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 7:13 AM
The IRS says it will extend the tax deadline for filing and paying taxes to July 15 for Boston area taxpayers and others affected by the bombing on Monday, the tax deadline.
This three-month extension will automatically apply to taxpayers living in...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Accounting students at Howard Community College in Columbia are offering free tax filing services for community members and students.
Certified student volunteers with the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program are available to prepare and file tax...
| 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...