The IRS, pummeled for years by congressional Republicans and funding cuts, faces the challenge of administering the most sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code in three decades. But first the beleaguered agency had to get through the current tax-filing…
By Marcy Gordon, Associated Press
The rise of high-deductible employer health plans has created one of the most unpleasant surprises for older employees: anyone on Medicare is no longer allowed to make tax-free contributions to a health savings account (HSA).
By Philip Moeller
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen has been a lightning rod for Republican lawmakers who have called for his impeachment and criticized the agency he’s been running since 2013. As one of the last Obama administration holdovers, he’ll complete his term this…
By PBS NewsHour
The Trump administration has settled lawsuits with tea party groups that received extra, often burdensome scrutiny when applying for tax-exempt status.
By Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
The IRS said it suspended the contract as "a precautionary step" while the agency reviews the company's security systems.
By Joshua Barajas
Former Equifax CEO Richard Smith will field questions over the Equifax hack from the House Financial Services Committee starting at 9:15 a.m. ET Thursday. Watch live here.
By Associated Press
The no-bid contract, first reported by Politico, is for Equifax to provide the IRS with taxpayer and personal identity verification services…
By Julie Bykowicz and Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Mnuchin addressed Trump’s tax returns Wednesday. Watch live in the player above. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump “has no intention” of releasing his taxes returns to the public, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Wednesday, asserting Americans have “plenty of information” about…
By Paul Solman
Journalist T.R. Reid's latest project was to find the world’s best income tax systems and report them back to the home of tax revolution: the U.S.
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