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  • 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...
  • Feds in Md. indict founder of major online gambling site

    Feds in Md. indict founder of major online gambling site
    An audacious Internet gambling mogul long sought by authorities has been indicted in Baltimore, capping an investigation that spanned nearly a decade and several countries and comes amid a recent crackdown on the popular poker and gambling sites....
  • Carbon fee is nothing more than a tax to redistribute wealth

    In her recent op-ed piece on climate change ("Cool solution for a warming planet," Aug. 9), writer Dana Knighten exposes herself as a liberal or "progressive," by first parsing the language of revenue. She proposes putting a price or fee on carbon, but...
  • Accused drug courier in heroin ring is sentenced

    An Elkton woman indicted last year alongside a reputed drug kingpin on charges they ran a vast heroin ring was sentenced to 11 years in federal prison Monday, the Maryland U.S. attorney's office announced. Tahirah Carter, 35, was charged with drug...
  • IRS provides 'relief' for airlines on ticket taxes

    IRS provides 'relief' for airlines on ticket taxes
    Some days I feel like a harpy and I guess today's just gonna be one of those days. The FAA is back up and running as of Aug. 8, but the whole dispute has left a bad taste in my mouth. Case in point: Soonafter the deal - OK, 10 days ago and I don't know...
  • Refund redos

    Refund redos
    Tax season is upon us, and if you're like me, you still haven't crunched the numbers but are hoping for a nice refund. Good news, the odds are in your favor. According to stats posted on the IRS website, 76 percent of Americans filing individual income...
  • Beyond the individual mandate

    Beyond the individual mandate
    There are pros and cons of using an individual mandate for health insurance as a policy lever to promote universal health care. From a pure policy standpoint, the argument for is simple. To get rid of "free riders" in the medical system and improve the...
  • Baltimore attorney charged with tax evasion

    A Baltimore criminal defense attorney has been charged in U.S. District Court with tax evasion and other financial crimes, according to records unsealed Tuesday, more than four months after his home and office were raided. Stanley Needleman, 69, is...
  • Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA

    Firms with interests in Md. pour cash into DGA
    Some companies with interests in Maryland have found a new way to show support for Gov. Martin O'Malley: They're contributing tens of thousands of dollars to the Democratic Governors Association. Last December, O'Malley took the helm of the DGA, where as...
  • Veteran attorney disbarred, pleads guilty to tax evasion

    Stanley Needleman's 30-year law career officially came to an abrupt end Thursday when the criminal defense attorney pleaded guilty to tax evasion and agreed to pay more than $1 million in penalties. The plea came four months after agents from the Drug...
  • Failed city candidate asks U.S. attorney to investigate challenger

    Failed city candidate asks U.S. attorney to investigate challenger
    The city's primary election is over, but in one district, the bickering between candidates continues. Belinda Conaway, the only incumbent City Council member to lose her seat, has asked the U.S. attorney for Maryland to prosecute her challenger, alleging...
  • 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' recap: 'Sweet Dee Gets Audited'

    'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' recap: 'Sweet Dee Gets Audited'
    The Gang learned a key life lesson tonight: Democracy is hard. First of all, Dee is getting audited; but like most things related to Sweet Dee, nobody cares. The writers even made her the subplot, although this week’s plot was already pretty thin...