Every investigative journalist occasionally dreams of what she might be able to do with monster resources and subpoena power. The answer looks something like Carl Levin.
Alamy By ALEX VEIGA LOS ANGELES -- Americans got better about paying their credit card debt on time in the first three months of the year, a period when many borrowers use income tax returns to tackle their holiday season debt. The rate...Show More Summary
Jon Bakija et al.: Jobs and Income Growth of Top Earners and the Causes of Changing Income Inequality: Evidence from U.S. Tax Return Data | The World Top Incomes Database | Unconventional Monetary Policies | [Summary of Informal Discussion](http://www.imf.org/external/np/pp/eng/2013/042913.pdf)...Show More Summary
The IRS scandal is linked to the Obama campaign of the 2012 election, which illegally received the IRS tax returns of political opponents including the National Organization for Marriage (NOM). As previously reported by The Inquisitr, IRS scandal’s Obama connection are just now being discovered. The IRS even leaked documents on conservative groups to progressive groups. So [...]Show More Summary
An Associated Press review of public tax filings by 93 Tea Party activist groups show "small budgets" and that groups "rarely displayed overt partisan activities." The AP reviewed 990 tax returns through Guidestar and Foundation Center websites and some groups voluntarily made their returns available for review. Show More Summary
The news this week about the DOJ looking at the phone logs of journalists covering the White House, and of the IRS scrutinizing the tax returns of various right-wing groups, is bad for the Obama administration. They are also much more likely to stick than the Benghazi story.
[Content Note: Abuse.]While the reprobates and miscreants known as the Republican Congressional delegation obsess about Ben Gazzara's tax returns or whatever, rotating between cable news shows who devotedly indulge their alarmist declarations...Show More Summary
Judge insists King Juan Carlos's daughter's tax returns be admitted for scrutiny in corruption probe.
Today's Monday Map shows the percentage of federal tax returns in each state claiming Schedule A itemized deductions, the biggest of which are for charitable contributions, state and local taxes, and mortgage interest. Because everyShow More Summary
"The IRS is claiming — and I think it is plausible — that low-level employees found a clever way to use their low-level job to influence (they hoped) a U.S. election. Have they been identified and fired? Because otherwise this becomes no longer a low-level problem. Show More Summary
The legendary Julian Robertson- who not only became a billionaire himself through his success at Tiger Management, but also groomed several “Tiger Cubs” who have gone on to become successful hedge fund managers themselves- has filed his 13F for the first quarter of 2013. These filings disclose many of an investor’s long positions in U.S. [...]
If you filed on time, you should have gotten your tax return by now, and what better way to spend it than on an all-inclusive trip to New York City to spend time with your favorite domestic goddess, she of the is-it-shaved-is-it-au-naturale ladybush Gwyneth Paltrow? Groupon: making your big goop dreams happen. Read more...
The National Organization for Marriage, a conservative organization whose confidential records were leaked by the IRS to its left-wing critics, announced on Tuesday it will sue the tax agency for damages. NOM’s 2008 tax return was, according...Show More Summary
The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) says someone inside the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) leaked its confidential tax return to one of its chief political opponents, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). HRC’s president, Joe Solomonese, served as the co-chairman of the Obama reelection campaign. Show More Summary
The only way I know we still live in a relatively free nation is that, at times, the truth does come out. The IRS announced that, yes; it did give extra scrutiny to tax returns that included the name "tea party" or "patriot" as part of their exempt applications.
Today, Jillian Rayfield at Salon noted that Massachusetts Republican Senate candidate Gabriel Gomez has a tax problem, but omits that Democrat Ed Markey has one too – and it’s probably more severe given he’s been in Congress for almost forty years. Show More Summary
Recently, I have been asked for my thoughts on the IRS’ proposal to pre-filled tax returns. Under a proposed system, the IRS would pre-fill taxpayers’ returns with the data employers and financial institutions have already reported.Show More Summary
This week’s post was nearly 90 days in the making. At the beginning of 2013, when my husband and I looked at our tax return, we thought it would be wise to refinance our home. Our interest rate of 6.25% was, after all, so 2006. So we called up our bank, and said we’d like to refinance. Our goal was...
You can do anything but you can’t do everything David Allen In any given day I can find myself reading up on a new W3C proposal, fixing an issue with our tax return, coding an add-on for our product, writing a conference presentation, building a server, creating a video tutorial, and doing front end development for one of our sites. Show More Summary
Lauryn Hill’s parents are 150 years old! The singer received a three-month prison sentence yesterday for failing to file tax returns, but the [...]