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Report Shows Corrupt IRS Employees Typically Keep Their Jobs. Some Even Get Promoted.
August 10, 2022 // But that’s precisely what the Internal Revenue Service did, according to a recent Treasury investigation. Between 2004 and 2013, the agency continued to employ, and even promote, nearly 1,000 employees who willfully lied on or failed to pay their own personal taxes. Unfortunately, there’s no marketplace for tax collection and enforcement, so taxpayers can’t simply take their business elsewhere. IRS employee tax compliance is an important component of the public’s trust in the IRS. That’s why there’s a special provision—Section 1203 of the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998—that specifies termination for any IRS employee found guilty of willful violations of tax law. The IRS commissioner, however, has the final say and can “mitigate” violations to a lesser penalty. First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit, non-tax compliance, tax collector,
Top Five Labor Law Developments for May 2022
June 17, 2022 // Geodis Logistics, Video game testers, No Tax Breaks for Union Busting Act,
Employee Rights Act Would Protect Hardworking Latinos & Expand Freedom for All American Workers
May 9, 2022 // The LIBRE Initiative supports the ERA and its efforts at protecting American workers from anti-choice legislation like the PRO Act and ensuring that they have the flexibility to succeed in today’s rapidly evolving economy.
Opinion HOFFMAN: Freelancers Shouldn’t Be Regulated Out Of Existence
March 8, 2022 // Moreover, there’s a disconnect between regulators’ and lawmakers’ perceptions of worker misclassification and reality. The truth is freelancers don’t want to be liberated from independent contracting and saved by labor unions. In fact, most flexible workers reject these assertions as misinformation.
An Easy Fix to IRS Tax Filing Delays: Don’t Pay IRS Employees to Abandon Their Posts in Lieu of Union Work
January 24, 2022 // Ensuring that IRS employees spend tax-filing season doing their jobs rather than working for their union is a commonsense step in the right direction.