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  • Create a checklist to help you cope with chronic illness

    A diagnosis of a debilitating chronic disease, such as Parkinson's or multiple sclerosis, can be frightening. But once you get over the initial shock, it's time to get down to work, drawing up financial and estate plans tailored to your medical condition....
  • House panel passes bill banning IRS from using private email

    IRS workers would be prohibited from using private email to conduct official business under a bipartisan bill passed Wednesday by the House Ways and Means Committee. The issue gained attention following revelations that Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton...
  • Judge sends marijuana permit challenge back for changes

    A legal challenge to an Illinois nonprofit's medical marijuana permit has been delayed. Vermilion County Judge Craig DeArmond on Wednesday sent attorneys for Shiloh Agronomics back to the drawing board. The lawyers now have 45 days to refile their...
  • Evangelist Bob Jones III apologizes for saying that gays should be stoned

    Evangelist Bob Jones III apologizes for saying that gays should be stoned
    In 1980, Bob Jones III, a fundamentalist minister and president of Bob Jones University in South Carolina, visited the White House with other ministers to urge President Jimmy Carter to oppose any extension of the Civil Rights Act to homosexuals.  That'...
  • Cruz wants to scrap IRS, but that's easier said than done

    Promising to abolish the Internal Revenue Service is a good talking point for political candidates who are looking to fire up the Republicans' most conservative voters. It's also unlikely to ever happen, no matter how easy folks such as Sen. Ted Cruz like...
  • Lowell woman sentenced for tax fraud scheme

    A Lowell woman who helped run a family-owned temporary employment agency has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison for defrauding the IRS of more than $5 million in tax revenue. Margaret Mathes sought leniency because she had recently...
  • Figure in scandal has long ties to Washington state auditor

    A part-time employee of the Washington state auditor's office is so little known to colleagues that some said they were hard-pressed to recall seeing him or even emailing with him. Nevertheless, he now finds himself a central figure in a scandal...
  • IRS alerta sobre estafas

    IRS alerta sobre estafas
    El Servicio de Rentas Internas (IRS) emitió recientemente una alerta para que los contribuyentes elijan cuidadosamente a su profesional de impuestos debido a un creciente número de estafas que se están reportando. "Aún no tenemos cifras por lo...
  • Can Ted Cruz be the next first-term senator with presidential aspirations to win the White House?

    Can Ted Cruz be the next first-term senator with presidential aspirations to win the White House?
    Let's see, why does this sound familiar? A charismatic constitutional scholar, with an inspiring life story, still in his first Senate term, promising a dramatic change of direction . . . . But wait: it's 2015, and the candidate, officially as of Monday,...
  • IRS Scam Targets Joe Courtney

    IRS Scam Targets Joe Courtney
    The voicemails were persistent and vaguely menacing. The caller claimed to be from the government and he threatened arrest if back taxes weren't paid. But the scammer had targeted the household: he called the Vernon home of U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney and...
  • Federal workers owe more than $3.5 billion in unpaid taxes

    Federal workers and retirees owed more than $3.5 billion in unpaid taxes last year, a $200 million increase over the previous year, the IRS said Tuesday. Almost 305,000 federal workers and retirees owed back taxes as of Sept. 30. That's down from 318,000...