Tag: Internal Revenue Service

White House, IRS exchanged confidential taxpayer info

Posted By Patrick Howley On 1:17 PM  10/09/2013 In Politics Top Internal Revenue Service Obamacare official Sarah Hall Ingram discussed confidential taxpayer information with senior Obama White House officials, according to 2012 emails obtained by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and provided to The Daily Caller. […]

IRS published online thousands of Social Security numbers

Published time: July 08, 2013 19:41                                                                             AFP Photo / Karen Bleier The Internal Revenue Service mistakenly exposed as many as 2,319 Social Security numbers by posting them on the Internet, which a California-based archivist discovered last week. The IRS has already come under scrutiny for targeting  conservative […]

IRS accused of granting $500 mln in suspicious contracts to a small business called Strong Castle founded in 2011

Published time: June 26, 2013 16:47                                                                             Women walk out of an Internal Revenue Service office in New York (Reuters) A Virginia IT company inappropriately secured $500 million worth of IRS contracts based on false statements and ties to an agency official, according to a congressional staff report […]

Grieving mother ordered to pay $14,000 in taxes on the student loans that were written off after son’s suicide: Loans Forgiven by the Government are Considered Taxable Income by the IRS

Russell Friend,  22, committed suicide shortly before graduating from college His mother Regina  had accumulated $55,400 in loans and interest to help him pay for  school Those loans  were forgiven by the government but IRS considers that ‘gift’ taxable income so  she has to pay an additional $14,000 […]