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  • Ask Kim: Can I max out my health savings account this year?

    I started a new job in April that offers a high-deductible health insurance policy with a health savings account. Am I able to contribute the full amount for family coverage to the HSA for 2014, or do I need to prorate the contribution for the months that...
  • Even the tax man is taking a closer look at Boca city pensions

    Even the tax man is taking a closer look at Boca city pensions
      The Boca Raton city attorney has warned City Council members not to discuss anything a fired firefighter raised during two turns at the public comment mike in front of the Council due to his current litigation against the city. But one of James...
  • The IRS scandal is less political but more threatening than it seems

    The IRS scandal is less political but more threatening than it seems
    For understandable reasons, the IRS scandal has largely focused on the political question of whether the White House deliberately targeted opponents. To date there's no evidence that it did. That's good for the president, but it may not be good for the...
  • Family finances: tax breaks for the middle class

    If you believe that tax breaks are for millionaires and companies with offshore subsidiaries, you're probably paying too much to the IRS. The tax code offers a slew of incentives for buying a home, starting a family and saving for retirement. Once you...
  • Oberweis wants special prosecutor for IRS

    Oberweis wants special prosecutor for IRS
    WASHINGTON — As a House committee probes whether the IRS unfairly targeted certain political groups, Illinois state Sen. Jim Oberweis, running for the U.S. Senate, called Tuesday for the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate the tax...
  • Thousands of missing emails at IRS: What's it all about?

    A year after the Internal Revenue Service was found to be targeting conservative groups and others seeking tax-exempt status, the scandal has erupted again with disclosures that the agency lost thousands of emails from a former official at the center of...
  • BCCC warned its accreditation could be in jeopardy

    BCCC warned its accreditation could be in jeopardy
    Baltimore City Community College has been warned that its accreditation could be in jeopardy amid concerns about its focus, goals and effectiveness, just two years after the college was taken off probation over fixing problems with its assessment of...
  • Who can get to the truth at the IRS? An independent investigator.

    After more than a year of scrutiny, three congressional committees continue to flail away at the Internal Revenue Service's alleged targeting of conservative nonprofit groups without producing any definitive answers to the questions they've raised. This...
  • Ask Kim: I'm getting married. Can I still contribute to a Roth IRA?

    I want to contribute the maximum $5,500 to my Roth IRA this year. However, my fiancé and I plan to get married this year and, once we do, we will go over the IRS income limit for married couples. What happens if I contribute to my Roth before we tie...
  • Incompetence at the IRS [Editorial]

    Incompetence at the IRS  [Editorial]
    Take a minute and Google the term "Internal Revenue Service" or "IRS," and you will find no shortage of famous quotes from people who are fearful of it. The federal agency has been compared to the Gestapo, the Mafia and the Lord Almighty. Such is the...
  • Niles deacon sues church members, arguing defamation

    Niles deacon sues church members, arguing defamation
    A deacon at a Presbyterian church in Niles has filed a lawsuit against 22 fellow church members, accusing them of distributing a memorandum containing accusations that he says are false and contributed to the break-up of his marriage. Deacon Chang...