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Internal Revenue Service

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  • Scientology deserves its tax exemption

    To the editor: Alex Gibney appears trapped in his own prison of bias when he wrongly asserts that the Church of Scientology did not deserve IRS recognition of its tax-exempt status in 1993. The truth is the Church underwent the most exhaustive IRS...
  • Florida man jailed on IRS bomb threat charge

    A South Florida man who told the FBI his name is "Squirrel" is charged with threatening to blow up the Internal Revenue Service building in Miami. Prosecutors say 53-year-old Morris Whitehead faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted. Whitehead has...
  • Pennsylvania municipalities targeted in clean water crackdown

    Pennsylvania municipalities targeted in clean water crackdown
    The visit from environmental inspectors had the nerve-rattling effect of an IRS audit. Three U.S. Environmental Protection Agency staffers and a pair of engineers from Colorado spent two days in Manor Township, Lancaster County, poring over page after...
  • Taxes would rise across all income levels under Gov. Tom Wolf's budget, report says

    Taxes would rise across all income levels under Gov. Tom Wolf's budget, report says
    HARRISBURG — Since he unveiled his budget proposal last month, Gov. Tom Wolf has said middle-class families can expect more spending power due to tax cuts they would receive. "Overall, my budget will reduce the average homeowner's property taxes by...
  • Police Blotter: Wilmette woman, 71, loses $31,000 in IRS scam

    The following incidents and arrests were listed among the official reports of the Wilmette and Kenilworth police departments. Readers are reminded an arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. Only a court of law can make that determination. Court...
  • Tax-related ID theft rising rapidly

    Tax-related ID theft rising rapidly
    Mokena Police Chief Steven Vaccaro said there is little that anyone can do to protect themselves from tax-related identity theft. He should know. Among several reports filed with police early this month regarding identity theft on tax returns,...
  • Evanston cops warn of IRS, utility telephone scams

    Evanston cops warn of IRS, utility telephone scams
    Evanston police are warning residents to be on the alert for tax and utility scams after receiving complaints from residents who received telephone calls from individuals presenting themselves as affiliated with the Internal Revenue Service or a local...
  • TurboTax maker sued over fraudulent tax filings

    TurboTax maker sued over fraudulent tax filings
    The maker of online tax software TurboTax was sued this week by two people on behalf of themselves and other identity theft victims, such as a Bethlehem man, who say fraudulent returns were filed in their names through the software. The class-action...
  • No more federal checks to the dead, Warner says

    If you're dead, you're not supposed to keep getting federal benefits, but apparently our razor-sharp civil servants still managed to cut checks totaling $125 billion to people who have ceased to be. Sen. Mark R. Warner wants to put a stop to that and...
  • Staffing contractor faces 3 years in prison for IRS fraud

    Authorities say a man who ran various labor staffing services in Pennsylvania is facing just over three years in prison for failing to pay about $1 million in federal employment taxes. Vanny Son was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Harrisburg for...
  • Find common ground in gay marriage issue

    Vilifying Christians by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender activists is one of the most misdirected assaults ever. Instead of identifying and working together to defeat a common enemy, they are made to be enemies instead of allies. Christians are...