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May 2014 Archives

IRS likely to turn over tax debt collection duties to private debt collectors

It's May, and most taxpayers are thankful they won't need to think about filing and paying their taxes again for roughly 11 months. Other taxpayers, however, will likely be hearing from the IRS as they either knowingly or unknowingly failed to pay the full amount of taxes owed. In fact, the Internal Revenue Service estimates that some 5 million U.S. taxpayers have tax debt.

Tax-exempt organizations and the IRS: political fallout continues

Regardless of political persuasion, the collection of taxes by the government is supposed to be done in an even-handed way. It is not supposed to favor some political groups over others. Otherwise taxes become an exercise in oppression.