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The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems

(Copyright ©2014 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.) WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service has paid more than $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with recent disciplinary problems, including $1 million to workers who owed back taxes, a government investigator said Tuesday. More than 2,800 workers got bonuses despite facing a disciplinary action in […]

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The Rundown 3/13/14

Filing Fraud: Unregulated tax preparers pose risks to customers (McClatchy-Tribune) When your mom cuts your hair at home, you don’t expect the same quality you’d get from a professional stylist. That’s understood. But many people might not realize that when they go to an independent tax preparation office, the quality of service might not be […]

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Grant Thorton Verdict

Joe Comments on an Forbes Article $100M Verdict Against Grant Thornton Shows Why Clients Sue Advisers

Robert W. Wood, ContributorI focus on taxes and litigation. $100M Verdict Against Grant Thornton Shows Why Clients Sue Advisers Grant Thornton Logo Not every tax benefit is crystal clear. Our tax system is enormously complex, and some tax plays are aggressive, others not. That is one reason people use tax lawyers and accountants in the […]

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