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IRS boss claims no obstruction in IRS targeting of tea party

The head of the IRS brushed aside accusations Monday that the agency has obstructed investigations into the targeting of tea party and other political...

IRS rewards 1,000 employees who owe back taxes

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...

Crackdown on political activity by tax-exempt groups

The Obama administration Tuesday launched a bid to rein in the use of tax-exempt groups for political campaigning. The effort is an attempt to reduce...

Former U.S. informant says America abandoned her

A former confidential informant working for the United States in Colombia claims in a lawsuit that the U.S. government abandoned her when she got...

Tourists, homebuyers will feel impact of government shutdown

A government shutdown would have far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others. The mail would still be delivered and Social Security and...

IRS budget cuts hurt collection of back taxes

Collections from delinquent taxpayers dropped for the second straight year in 2012, due in part to budget cuts at the Internal Revenue Service, the...

GOP ramps up war on IRS

Two Republican lawmakers on Tuesday demanded that an Internal Revenue Service official who triggered investigations into the tax agency's scrutiny of conservative political groups...

Shopping for new health insurance could be tricky

You may have heard that shopping for health insurance under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul will be like using Travelocity or Amazon. But many...

IRS watchdog taking a harder look at targeting of political groups

The Internal Revenue Service's inspector general said on Thursday he is expanding his probe of IRS treatment of political groups that applied for tax-exempt...

IRS officials who targeted tea party will face wrath on Capitol...

Internal Revenue Service officials who took part in added scrutiny of conservative groups seeking tax exemptions will testify publicly for the first time on...