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  • IRS not only agency in disarray

    IRS not only agency in disarray
    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...
  • IRS follows Obama's lead

    IRS follows Obama's lead
    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...
  • Amid scandal, Obama focuses on jobs in Baltimore

    Amid scandal, Obama focuses on jobs in Baltimore
    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...
  • Higher tax rates on the rich won't make the tax code fair

    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...
  • Lawmakers aim crackdown on federally employed tax scofflaws

    Lawmakers aim crackdown on federally employed tax scofflaws
    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. The Republican-led...
  • After son's death, woman faces hefty tax bill on his student loans

    After son's death, woman faces hefty tax bill on his student loans
    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...
  • Federal and state taxes due today

    Federal and state taxes due today
    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...
  • Most households will pay thousands of dollars more in taxes if politicians can't compromise

    Most households will pay thousands of dollars more in taxes if politicians can't compromise
    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. Is compromise...
  • 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...
  • IRS grants taxpayers afffected by Boston bombings filing extension

    IRS grants taxpayers afffected by Boston bombings filing extension
    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...
  • HCC offers free tax return services

    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...
  • Mikulski to propose bill in wake of alleged Harford payroll firm tax fraud

    Mikulski to propose bill in wake of alleged Harford payroll firm tax fraud
    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...