Internal Revenue Service

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… Read More ›

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… Read More ›

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… Read More ›