| Nov 27, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Federal prosecutors in August 2012 announced that two men, Bryan Eammon Williams and Lawrence Lee Hayes, had been sentenced to 11 years and 15 years respectively for their roles in a cocaine distribution conspiracy.
The details of the case are rather...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Accu-pay, a Bel Air payroll company, shut its doors Wednesday after a local business filed suit, claiming the company didn't pay withheld taxes to the IRS, and a judge quickly issued an order telling its owners refrain from destroying any documents or...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 10:48 AM
WASHINGTON -- Officials at the Woodlawn-based Social Security Administration informed employees they do not anticipate furloughs when across-the-board federal budget cuts go into effect, the union that represents many of those workers said Thursday.
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:40 AM
When Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold returned his automatic pay raise in solidarity with county workers, he also entitled himself to an income tax deduction. Leopold says he declined it.
Because the returns technically amount to a donation...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 4:44 PM
Behind the counter at a convenience store in Princess Anne, Elvira Orellana worked 72 hours a week, making sandwiches, cleaning the kitchen and ordering the ingredients to prepare oxtail, curry chicken and cheese steaks.
Her employer paid her $648 a week...
| 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 21, 2013
| 2:30 AM
The Ellicott City Senior Center is one of the host sites for senior citizens in need of free tax preparation help.
The American Association of Retired Persons and the Internal Revenue Service are currently offering free personal income tax preparation...
| 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,...
| 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...