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BEV BUTULA: DOJ’s Tax Division – Tax Fraud Schemes

The mission of Department of Justice's Tax Division is to "enforce the nation's tax laws fully, fairly, and consistently, through both criminal and civil litigation, in order to promote voluntary compliance with the tax laws, maintain public confidence in the integrity of the tax system, and promote the sound development of the law." This includes their initiative to shut down fraudulent tax preparers and tax-fraud schemes.

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Judge halts implementation of bargaining law 


By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The showdown over Wisconsin’s explosive union bargaining law shifted from the Statehouse back to the courthouse on Tuesday, but it remained unclear when or even whether the measure would take effect. ...

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Budget repair bill could spell doom for state’s chief general counsels (UPDATE)

By Jack Zemlicka A portion of Gov. Scott Walker’s budget repair bill seeks to weaken the job security afforded general counsels in cabinet state agencies. The proposal would shift cabinet agency positions of chief legal counsel, public information officer and ...

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Court confirms owner must pay to have sunken barge removed

Saying the owner of a sunken barge in Milwaukee was a “textbook example of a litigant playing fast and loose with the judicial system,” an appellate court judge Tuesday upheld more than $37,000 in environmental penalties. The case stems from ...

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