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IRS accused of illegal sting operation

Chandra Lye Aug. 10, 2017, 12:14pm

A group of businesses who participated in an IRS scheme to catch those filing fraudulent tax returns has claimed they lost millions of dollars.

Supreme Court to determine pension laws for religious-affiliated hospitals

JoAnn Seltzer Dec. 20, 2016, 2:52pm

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court will determine if hospitals with a church affiliation qualify for a church pension plan or if they must follow federal laws for pension benefits, a decision that would have a grave financial impact on hospitals.

Court rejects request of alleged casino money launderer’s wife to take back California home

Michelle de Leon Dec. 19, 2016, 3:08pm

FREMONT – The restraining order issued against the California house of a suspected casino money launderer has been reaffirmed by the court as authorities believe that the property might have been purchased using laundered money.

Law firms face serious risks, consequences from data breaches

Robert Lawson Oct. 22, 2016, 10:01pm

SONORA — Wheeler & Egger CPAs LLP discovered a data breach at their firm in August involving several of the firm's clients who filed a 2015 tax return extension. 

IRS makes Form 990 machine readable following suit

Dawn Geske Jul. 12, 2016, 9:41am

SAN FRANCISCO – In response to a lawsuit brought upon by a governmental transparency group, the Internal Revenue Service has now made its tax-exempt Form 990 available as machine-readable.

IRS Branch 5 chief retires, but his legacy continues

Dawn Brotherton May 17, 2016, 6:11pm

SAN FRANCISCO – Branch 5 Chief Paul Handleman retired after 30 years of service in March, but before leaving an indelible mark on the Internal Revenue Service.