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Will Uncle Sam Confiscate Gold Again?

DAILY PRICES Today’s Gold Prices: USD 1125.00, EUR 1009.87 and GBP 737.94 per ounce. Yesterday’s Gold Prices: 1130.05, EUR 1005.88 and GBP 739.63 per ounce. (LBMA AM) Gold was 0.8% lower yesterday and closed at $1125.40 per ounce, down $8.20 to go 0.6% lower for the week. Show More Summary

Uncle Sam to pay $133 million to protect OPM hack victims

Computer hackers have taken over, in popular culture as well as in real-life situations adversely affecting the lives of millions of individuals. And we're all paying the price. Hacker supreme Eliot Alderson, played by Rami Malek in USA Network's hit show Mr. Show More Summary

IRS awards tax whistleblower $11.6 million Uncle Sam also gets a nice cut of that big payoff

Somebody is $11.6 million richer and somebody else (or some company) is in big trouble with the Internal Revenue Service. Sorry for the vagueness, but that's basically how things work when you rat out tax cheats. The feds are eager to get the scoop on whoever is not paying up, but the whistleblowers often don't want their identities known. Show More Summary

Asia Peace Needs Uncle Sam to Go Home

Once again the Asia-Pacific region was pushed to the brink of war as North and South Korea became locked in –and then finally averted – a tense military face-off.

Deciphering the secret language of phone bills

3 days agoHealth : Booster Shots

Your phone bill can't leave you scratching your head. So says Uncle Sam.

Etsy Faces Pressure to Abandon Irish Tax Strategy

Americans for Tax Fairness, a progressive advocacy group, is pressing Etsy, the online crafts marketplace, to abandon a strategy that uses an Irish subsidiary to minimize taxes it owes to Uncle Sam.

IRS gets so-so rating so far on Yelp

"Help" is uttered often during tax season. But with one letter change to that plea, taxpayers will be able to offer some helpful suggestions of their own to the tax collector. Or so Uncle Sam hopes. You can rate the Internal Revenue Service on Yelp, the popular online customer review tool. Show More Summary


After a 6-year enlistment with the United States Air Force, followed by a 4-year degree in Computer Science (paid for by “Uncle Sam”), Tony S. joined with a small company that specialized in criminal background checks. “No more unpaid overtime!” he’d thought to himself upon joining the civilian world for the first time since high school. Show More Summary

Federal employees and contractors face danger, even death, just doing their jobs

Serving Uncle Sam can be dangerous – even deadly. Four federal employees have died in the line of duty so far in fiscal 2015, following two in fiscal 2014, according to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). That doesn’t include contractors working for the federal government, like the security officer killed last Friday while protecting […]

TAXPROF ROUNDUP: The IRS Scandal, Day 840. “Nothing quite says truth and transparency like doing U…

TAXPROF ROUNDUP: The IRS Scandal, Day 840. “Nothing quite says truth and transparency like doing Uncle Sam’s work under your dog’s name.”

Yelping Uncle Sam

By NIAM YARAGHI Yelp recently announced it had reached an agreement with the U.S. General Services Administration to allow agencies to claim their pages and read and respond to reviews. This is yet another move by the current administration to embark on new opportunities provided by information technology to become more transparent and effectively communicate with the

As Stocks Tumble, Understanding When A Loss Isn't Really A Loss

Did you lose money in the stock market today? You might think that you did - but Uncle Sam might not agree. Determining a gain or loss for tax and accounting purposes isn't about volatility or day to day changes but the answer to one simple formula.

The Real Creator of the Apple Watch Wasn't Steve Jobs, It Was Uncle Sam

Welcome to the future -- 1946 is here! Sixty-nine years after its debut on Dick Tracy's arm, Apple has finally given us our "two-way wrist radio" in the guise of the Apple watch. Not to be outdone, Samsung recently released a teaser video of its own version of a smart watch. Show More Summary

‘TroubleMan’ Rapper T.I. & Wife Tameka ‘Tiny’ Harris Owe Over 4.5 Million in Tax Debt…

NEWSFLASH! Uncle Sam has a ‘Paper Trail’ leading directly to Clifford ‘T.I.’ Harris and Tameka ‘Tiny’ Cottle! According to several online sources, the power couple is knee deep in debt with the Internal Revenue Service for unpaid income taxes and now several liens have been filed on their properties. Show More Summary

12 Elegant Facts About Top Hats

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

From the patriotic number that Uncle Sam sports to the titular topper in Dr. Seuss’ 'The Cat in the Hat,' top hats showcase personality and style—and their history is just as colorful as the people who wear them.

Uncle Sam Wants YOU… to Retire?

When I meet with investors, most believe health care will be their single largest expense during retirement. They’re surprised when I tell them if I were a betting man I’d bet that taxes will be. Yes, the T-word—everyone’s favorite topic. Show More Summary

Uncle Sam Joining Ranks of Businesses Reviewed on Yelp

2 weeks agoTechnology : The Goods

Under a deal with Yelp, the government will officially recognize the public's star ratings on its federal agencies, from the Transportation Security Administration to national parks.

The U.S. Won't Give Up Control of the Internet Quite Yet

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The world welcomed news that the United States would finally cede control of the internet address system this fall. You know… because the American government was spying on everyone and stuff. However, Uncle Sam just announced that he needs a little more time. Like maybe three years. Read more...

10 Rappers With Major Money Problems Over the Years

Don't fret about what you owe on your taxes or the money you still have to pay Uncle Sam for those school loans because these artists have had it way worse. Just know that you're not alone. Check out 10 Rappers With Major Money Problems Over the Years. Continue reading…

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