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IRS chief tells Ogden workers agency will have to make do with less

Jesus Lopez Jr., Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 5:04pm

OGDEN -- A shortage of resources, the effects of the Affordable Care Act and a surge in phone scams are a few of the issues John Koskinen, the new commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, addressed on Thursday.

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Seniors get tax return help from AARP volunteers

Jesus Lopez Jr., Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 4:44pm

RIVERDALE -- In the Riverdale Senior Center computer center, a group of AARP volunteers sits before keyboards and monitors wearing blue denim buttoned-down shirts adorned with red lettering.

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IRS warns of massive phone scam never before seen

Josh Hicks, The Washington Post
Mar 21 2014 - 9:32am

WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service's watchdog warned taxpayers Thursday about a sophisticated nationwide phone scheme that it said is "the largest scam of its kind" it has seen.

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Hill AFB, IRS workers among those losing $1.4 billion to sequestration

Mitch Shaw
Mar 13 2014 - 5:58am

HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- A new study says that sequestration put a major dent in the wallets of federal employees, causing nearly a billion-and-a-half dollar loss in their collective salaries.And while union representatives for employees at Hill Air Force Base and the Internal Revenue Service say they haven't pinned down exact salary-loss numbers,...

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IRS warns taxpayers of 'Dirty Dozen' in tax scams

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Feb 20 2014 - 10:33am

PHOENIX - -The Internal Revenue Service today issued its annual "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams, reminding taxpayers to use caution during tax season to protect themselves against a wide range of schemes ranging from identity theft to return preparer fraud.

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Unions, trade associations worried about possible IRS rule changes

Holly Yeager, The Washington Post
Feb 10 2014 - 9:55am

WASHINGTON -- These are worrisome times for some of the biggest players in Washington's influence game.When the IRS announced that it intended to put new limits on the political activities of some tax-exempt groups, it made clear that it was talking about "social welfare" organizations, a category of the tax code that includes several serious...

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2 Democrats call for investigation of watchdog who led IRS targeting probe

Josh Hicks
Feb 10 2014 - 9:50am

WASHINGTON -- Two House Democrats on Thursday called for an investigation of a federal auditor who accused the Internal Revenue Service of gross mismanagement and targeting advocacy groups for extra scrutiny based on their names and policy positions.

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VIDEO: Bonuses return for IRS workers despite Hatch objections

Josh Hicks, The Washington Post
Feb 6 2014 - 9:10am

WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service has reinstated its employee bonuses for fiscal 2013, avoiding litigation with a labor union but drawing criticism from at least one prominent Utah Republican lawmaker.

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IRS chief tells Ogden workers agency will have to make do with less

Jesus Lopez Jr., Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 17 2014 - 5:04pm

OGDEN -- A shortage of resources, the effects of the Affordable Care Act and a surge in phone scams are a few of the issues John Koskinen, the new commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, addressed on Thursday.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 17 2014 - 5:47pm


Seniors get tax return help from AARP volunteers

Jesus Lopez Jr., Standard-Examiner staff
Apr 10 2014 - 4:44pm

RIVERDALE -- In the Riverdale Senior Center computer center, a group of AARP volunteers sits before keyboards and monitors wearing blue denim buttoned-down shirts adorned with red lettering.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 10 2014 - 4:57pm


IRS warns of massive phone scam never before seen

Josh Hicks, The Washington Post
Mar 21 2014 - 9:32am

WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service's watchdog warned taxpayers Thursday about a sophisticated nationwide phone scheme that it said is "the largest scam of its kind" it has seen.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Mar 21 2014 - 9:32am

VIDEO: Bonuses return for IRS workers despite Hatch objections

Josh Hicks, The Washington Post
Feb 6 2014 - 9:10am

WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service has reinstated its employee bonuses for fiscal 2013, avoiding litigation with a labor union but drawing criticism from at least one prominent Utah Republican lawmaker.

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VIDEO: Top of Utah furloughed employees protest in front of Congressman Bishop's office

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 3 2013 - 5:15pm

OGDEN -- Furloughed federal employees took to the streets Thursday afternoon, demanding Congress put an end to the government shutdown that has suddenly left them without work and without pay.A group of employees from Hill Air Force Base and other federal agencies picketed in front of Utah Republican Congressman Rob Bishop's office at the James V...

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VIDEO: Bonuses return for IRS workers despite Hatch objections

Josh Hicks, The Washington Post
Feb 6 2014 - 9:10am

WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service has reinstated its employee bonuses for fiscal 2013, avoiding litigation with a labor union but drawing criticism from at least one prominent Utah Republican lawmaker.

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VIDEO: Top of Utah furloughed employees protest in front of Congressman Bishop's office

Mitch Shaw, Standard-Examiner staff
Oct 3 2013 - 5:15pm

OGDEN -- Furloughed federal employees took to the streets Thursday afternoon, demanding Congress put an end to the government shutdown that has suddenly left them without work and without pay.A group of employees from Hill Air Force Base and other federal agencies picketed in front of Utah Republican Congressman Rob Bishop's office at the James V...

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