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  • Gary School Board fires finance chief

    Gary School Board fires finance chief
    Without comment, the School Board fired the district's interim chief financial officer Tuesday. The action happened after Michael Washington was suspended with pay last month, according to school spokesman Michael Gonzalez. No reason was given for the...
  • 5 things to know about Tax Day: For most, it's not that bad

    Wednesday is the deadline for filing income tax returns, a day long associated with the dread of rushing to fill out complicated forms and, perhaps, making a payment to Uncle Sam. But for most, it's not that bad. Aside from the complicated forms, tax...
  • House uses Tax Day to pass bills to 'rein in IRS abuse'

    House leaders used Wednesday's tax filing deadline to pass a package of bills designed to protect taxpayers from potential abuse by the IRS, a response to recent scandals at the agency. One bill would prevent IRS employees from using personal email...
  • Menendez, facing charges, raises $400,000 for legal defense

    U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, facing a federal indictment on bribery and corruption charges, reported his legal defense fund has raised nearly $1.3 million since it was launched last year and $430,000 from the start of this year until the day before he was...
  • Tax day advice: Beware calls from phony IRS agents

    WASHINGTON If an official from the Internal Revenue Service calls and demands immediate payment for thousands of dollars in back taxes, Al Cadenhead has some unexpected advice: Hang up. Cadenhead, a 67-year-old senior pastor from Charlotte, N.C.,...
  • Danbury Restaurant Owner Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion

    DANBURY — A local restaurant owner pleaded guilty Tuesday to tax evasion for failing to pay taxes several years, federal authorities said. Agostino Incorvaia, 47, of Danbury, was charged with a single count of tax evasion, according to the U.S....
  • Schumer: more help needed to fight tax refund fraud

    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer used this year's tax day deadline to call for more help for the victims of tax refund fraud. The New York Democrat told reporters Wednesday that he is pushing legislation introduced by Sen. Bill Nelson of Florida that would...
  • Rauner pension fix could backfire, experts warn

    Rauner pension fix could backfire, experts warn
    Richard Ingram, head of the Illinois Teachers' Retirement System, likens efforts to fix Illinois' worst-in-the-nation pension mess to a game of whack-a-mole. "You hit something somewhere and something else pops up," said Ingram, executive director of...
  • Tax changes loom for gamblers in 2016

    Tax changes loom for gamblers in 2016
    One thing about taxes never changes: You gotta pay 'em. But for slot players, a change is looming that could make April 15, 2016, much more painful. The Internal Revenue Service has issued a proposal that would lower the threshold for triggering a W-2G,...
  • End terrible service at the IRS

    End terrible service at the IRS
    Let's face it. Most Americans aren't thrilled with the idea of paying taxes and don't embrace the federal agency responsible for collecting their dough — the Internal Revenue Service. So when Congress cuts or freezes the IRS' budget, many...
  • Identity thefts grow, complicating tax filings, delaying refunds

     Identity thefts grow, complicating tax filings, delaying refunds
    The number of identity theft incidents involving the nation's taxpayers continues to soar, according to government statistics released this month. About 2.9 million incidents of tax-related identity theft occurred in 2013, up from nearly 1.8 million...