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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will look into allegations of impropriety at the Bill Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation. In a July 22 letter to Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), IRS Commissioner John Koskinen wrote that the tax agency had "forwarded the information you submitted" to the Exempt Organizations program in Dallas.
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A Miami-Dade judge has ruled that, for purposes of certain Florida statutes, Bitcoin is not, in fact, money. The ruling came in response to what is likely the first of its kind: a criminal case involving Bitcoin and money laundering.
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David Duke, a former Grand Wizard for the Ku Klux Klan, has thrown his hat into the race for the Senate in Louisiana. Duke announced his candidacy over the weekend, saying, "I believe in equal rights for all and respect for all Americans."
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As student loan debt continues to grow, Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) have introduced the Student Loan Tax Relief Act which would exempt discharged student loans from being taxed as income.
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Up to your neck in tax trouble? Here are 9 ways to get out of trouble - just in time for National Get Out Of the Doghouse Day!
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Massachusetts' cigarette smokers paid an extra $285 million from the $1 per pack hike tax approved in 2013. That's the good news. The bad? None of that extra cigarette tax revenue was used to stop smoking.
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The IRS has alleged that Facebook has failed to comply with a 7th summons isn't the only tax issue for the social media giant. On the same day that Facebook announced second-quarter profits of $2.06 billion, the company indicated that could be subject to additional federal income taxes of $3 billion to $5 billion.
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Kimberly Kitchen worked as an attorney at a Pennsylvania law firm for over a decade. She even made partner. There was just one problem: she wasn't ever licensed to practice law.
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William Victor "Bill" Roth Jr. would have been 95 today. Roth was a World War II veteran, a lawyer, a U.S. Representative and a U.S. Senator but is best known for creating the Roth IRA.
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Pokémon GO has been downloaded an estimated 30 million times since its release. The amount of money being spent is mind-boggling with millions being generated every day. Not surprisingly, entrepreneurs are looking for ways to crack the Pokémon GO market. Here's what you need to know.
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It's National Ice Cream Day! Yes, it's a real day designated by Congress (I'm not kidding). Here's the history, some tax facts - and oh yeah, where to score some free (or reduced) ice cream. #NationalIceCreamDay
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Video(l to r) Bryan Cranston stars as undercover U.S. Customs agent Robert Mazur and John Leguizamo as his partner Emir Abreu in THE INFILTRATOR, a Broad Green Pictures release. Credit: Liam Daniel / Broad Green Pictures I don't know what Bob Mazur looks like. When we spoke earlier this week, it was [...]
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    Senior Editor, 2015 - present
  • The Erb Law Firm, PC
    Of Counsel, 2000 - present
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Why taxgirl? Because paying taxes is painful... but reading about them shouldn't be.
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Cupcake maker, coffee drinker, dino expert. Former southerner who converted mostly for snow. I write a little something for Forbes at http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
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If you felt like you paid more in taxes this year, it's not your imagination: tax revenues continue to be on pace to hit record highs. The o

Defendants Sentenced For Stealing 9,000 Identities, Including Army Soldiers
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Eight defendants were sentenced for their roles in a massive tax refund scheme involving identities stolen from Alabama agencies and a U.S.

Harper Says No To Netflix Tax In Canada Even Though It Already Exists
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Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper says that he doesn't support a so-called Netflix tax on streaming media. But does the tax already exi

Failure To File Tax Returns May Result In Loss Of Affordable Health Care
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The IRS is reminding taxpayers that the new health care law requires that some households file tax returns in order to receive their subsidi

Alabama Man Sentenced To Jail For Stealing Identities Inside Jail
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As tax fraud using stolen identities continues to be a problem for IRS and taxpayers, Devon Tucker, a former jailer, was sentenced to jail t

Mark Your Calendars Now: Congress Changes Many Tax Return Due Dates &amp...
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Man Visits 15 Banks Collecting Pennies To Pay Property Taxes - And Still...
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Calling property taxes "unethical, unchristian-like and above all, it is thievery," tax protester Steven Piotrowski finally paid off his 201

Five Treasury Checks Among 22,000 Pieces Of Mail Delivered Straight To G...
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Hot Diggity! Considering The 'Hot Dog Tax' On National Hot Dog Day
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It's National Hot Dog Day! While Americans may love their hot dogs, we don't love taxes. And we don't love taxes on hot dogs. Believe it or

TurboTax Ends Cloud Backup Option For Desktop Users
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TurboTax will no longer support Backup to Cloud for its desktop users. The option, available as part of a pilot program, ended on July 21.

Here We Go Again: Tax Extenders Bill Countdown Begins
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In December of 2014, Congress finally extended a number of tax provisions but only for 2014. Halfway into 2015, the Senate will begin markin

Former U.S. Representative Grimm Sentenced To Prison For Tax Fraud
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Former U.S. Representative Michael Grimm (R-NY) got something of a break earlier today when he was sentenced to just eight months in prison

The Highest Sales Tax Rate In The Country Is In...
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Following a vote by county commissioners earlier this week, Chicago now boasts the highest sales tax in the country.

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Chicago wants to tax the sky - or at least the cloud. A recent move by the Chicago to clarify that the city's Amusement Tax also includes su

Greece Is The Word: Making Sense Of The Greek Crisis
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Greece has been in the news as it struggles to repay its debts. Its failure to embrace austerity measures and ramp up tax collections has ma

You Gotta Eat: IRS Expects Real Businesses To Make Money
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Are you trying to make a little money from a hobby on the side or attempting to run a real business? When it comes to federal income tax, th

Taxation Without Representation: Why We Celebrate July 4th
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It's July 4, or Independence Day, in the United States. We celebrate the day that the colonies formally declared their independence from Gre

Postal Worker Accused Of Stealing More Than $1 Million In Tax Refunds Th...
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The check is in the mail - but it turns out, it's a bogus refund check. A U.S. postal worker has been accused of using his mail delivery rou

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This week, the Supreme Court's 5-4 ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges made same sex marriages legal in all states. Not everyone is on board with