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Sep 19, 2023

Hunter Biden sues IRS over tax disclosures after agent testimony

Hunter Biden sued the Internal Revenue Service on Monday.

May 19, 2023

IRS granted tax-exempt status to extremists, including Oath Keepers

By Elizabeth Schmidt, UMass Amherst When someone mentions nonprofits, chances are you picture homeless shelters, free medical clinics, museums and other groups that you believe are doing good one way or another. Most of these organizations are legitimate. But not all nonprofits are principled or embrace missions everyone considers worthy of the tax-exempt status that the […]

May 19, 2023

IRS to test own free e-filing system in ’24 pilot program

The IRS’s existing free e-file option, available to lower income taxpayers who qualify, will remain in place.

Apr 17, 2023

New push on US-run free electronic tax-filing system for all

It’s that time of year when throngs of taxpayers are buckling down to file their income tax returns before Tuesday’s filing deadline. Many often pay to use software from private companies such as Intuit and H&R Block. Almost one-quarter of Americans wait until the last minute to file their taxes. There could be a new, […]

Aug 17, 2022

Yellen tells IRS to develop modernization plan in 6 months

Now that President Joe Biden signed Democrats' expansive climate, tax and health care bill into law, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has directed the IRS to develop a plan within six months outlining how the tax agency will overhaul its technology, customer service and hiring processes.

May 10, 2016

Court strikes down pre-litigation jury trial waiver

A state appeals court has found that the developers of a Milwaukee townhouse project could not sign away their right to appear before a jury in a lawsuit against the bank that had provided loans for the project.

Feb 9, 2015

Former Madison man convicted of tax evasion

A former Madison man will be sentenced in May for tax evasion and harassing IRS agents.

Dec 31, 2014

Fines about to rise for uninsured, per court decision

The cost of being uninsured in America is going up significantly next year for millions of people.

Oct 16, 2014

Attorney accused of hiding money from tax authorities

A Menomonee Falls attorney is accused of putting money in his trust account to hide it from tax authorities.

Aug 12, 2014

Menomonee Falls woman gets 30 months for tax, mail fraud

A Milwaukee-area woman has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to tax, mail and food stamp fraud.

Aug 1, 2014

Judge dismisses anti-religious group lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Wisconsin-based group representing atheists and agnostics against the Internal Revenue Service after the IRS says it instituted a protocol for investigating tax-exempt churches and religious organizations involved in political activity.

Jun 20, 2014

Slow your roll(over): IRS adopts new rule on IRA indirect rollovers

Taxes remain one of the certainties in life but a new interpretation by the Internal Revenue Service could have clients – and lawyers – paying even more if they aren’t careful.

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