Disgorgement by Tax Preparer Denied by U.S. Federal Court

The IRS was handed a huge defeat in federal district court on Tuesday when Judge Anne B. Conway of the Middle District of Florida ruled that the United States had not proved that even $1 of profits (ill-gotten gains) received by a…

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IRS Paid Illegal Immigrants $4.2 Billion in Fraudulent Child Care Credits

Paul Caron reports that the rumor that illegal immigrants received $4.2 billion in fraudulent Child Care tax credit payments from the IRS is true: Following up on last week’s post, Illegal Immigrants’ Child Tax Credit…

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VOW to Hire a Hero Tax Credit Rewards Employers for Firing a Hero

Read Joe Kristan’s Hire a Vet, Fire Someone Else for yet another reason to distrust government. In it he tells of a new law, the VOW to Hire Heroes Act, which gives a tax credit to employers who…

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TIGTA Reports on More IRS Screw-Ups

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) has issued another report on IRS inefficiency, which, no doubt, will be met by the Commissioner’s demand for more funding (see Related Posts, below). TIGTA reports that some taxpayers received…

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TIGTA: IRS Issues More Erroneous Tax Refunds

For the love of common sense and decency can we please stop the waste and fraud before we demand that law-abiding citizens pay more taxes? From Paul Caron, here’s the latest depressing news from TIGTA about how…

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