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Virginia congressional delegation urges financial aid flexibility in absence of IRS tool

The Virginia congressional delegation called for flexibility in financial aid deadlines due to the removal of an online tool.


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Robert Hurt: Bringing accountability to the IRS

Virginians remain troubled by the reports of IRS official’s misconduct, and the American people deserve accountability and answers.


Goodlatte to highlight IRS, Virginia Free File programs, VITA

Bob Goodlatte will speak with local leaders in Roanoke to urge eligible Virginia residents to use the IRS, Virginia Free File and VITA programs.


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Staunton Library to offer tax forms: But fewer this year

The Staunton Public Library has provided IRS tax forms through its Tax Forms Outlet Program, and will continue to do so, with fewer tax form offerings.


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Augusta County Sheriff’s Office warns of IRS threat scam

The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is warning local residents of a scam involving supposed threats of lawsuit from the IRS.


Small business: What you need to know about 1099 reporting

The issue of 1099 reporting is one topic that seems to be too often overlooked. It is the business owner’s responsibility to comply with the 1099 rules, and more than likely almost every business has at least one 1099 that should be issued.


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Warner asks IRS to work with OPM to protect hack victims

U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, today called on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to work with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to protect federal employees from tax-related identity theft following a pair of security breaches of OPM’s personnel database that exposed the personal information of millions of current and retired federal employees.


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Warner, Johnson, Ayotte introduce Senate bill to require IRS to notify victims of identity theft

U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA), Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) introduced a bill Wednesday to require the Internal Revenue Service to notify potential victims of identity theft, something the agency has not always done in the past.


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Sen. Warner presses IRS on ID theft, fraudulent tax returns

U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) is requesting more information from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) about procedures in place to help taxpayers who have been victims of identity theft, and what might be done going forward to proactively alert taxpayers identified as possible victims of identity theft.


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On Tax Day, House passes legislation to reform the IRS

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after the House passed several bipartisan bills to make the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) more transparent and accountable.


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Robert Hurt: Fifth District Virginians deserve better from the IRS

The IRS is only answering four in 10 customer service calls, leaving many pressing tax questions unanswered. This unsettling news comes at a time when thousands have questions about the mandates and reporting requirements imposed by the President’s healthcare law.


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Randy Forbes to Ash Carter: Administration putting IRS, EPA above national security

Congressman J. Randy Forbes (VA-04), Chairman of the House Armed Services Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, today questioned Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter on the President’s threat to veto legislation that removes defense spending from sequestration.


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IRS tells Warner: Uniforms for public safety officials not taxable

In a letter to U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced that firefighters and police officers will not be expected to pay taxes on common clothing items that they are required to wear while on duty.


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Free tax prep program allows Virginia residents to save at tax time

Today, Congressman Goodlatte (VA-Sixth District) urged eligible Virginia residents to use the IRS and Virginia Free File programs to save money at tax time.


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Sen. Mark Warner calls on IRS to address and prevent tax refund fraud

As tax season ramps up, U.S. Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) is asking the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to be more proactive in preventing and addressing cases of identity theft and taxpayer fraud.


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Bob Goodlatte: Countering Senate inaction

Due to Senate inaction, Congress was forced at the last minute to take steps to fund the government through the current fiscal year, which ends on September 30, 2015.


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Voters call for clarity: The IRS should listen

In November 2013, the IRS proposed a new definition of political activity that would have applied to 501(c)(4) social welfare organizations.


Bitcoin: The next unwinnable war?

We need to elect people that understand and will protect the flourishing Bitcoin market and keep it out of the reach of the Federal government’s omnipotent tentacles and omniscient bureaucrats.


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Randy Forbes: My thoughts on government dysfunction

According to a Gallup survey released last year, Americans were more likely to name dysfunctional government as the most important problem facing the nation – more than the economy, unemployment, the deficit, and healthcare.


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Bob Goodlatte: Audit the Fed?

We have seen just what can happen when government officials and agencies are not held accountable. The Federal Reserve, or Fed, should not be excluded from this accountability.


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Cancer patients will get help because of 20th anniversary event at Augusta Health

In celebration of the Augusta Health’s 20th anniversary, the Augusta Health Foundation will host a special celebration of this momentous occasion while also benefitting cancer patients in need.


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Stephen Eldridge: The ‘Fair Tax’ is a fraud

The “Fair Tax” (“FT”) is a fraud – it is more wealth redistribution, and a financial scam.


Sen. Warner staff office hours in Staunton

Sam Louis Taylor, Outreach Representative at Senator Mark Warner’s Roanoke office, will be holding remote office hours in your area.


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Glen Terrell: Article V Convention of States

Our best chance of reclaiming our country and reigning in our government is an Article V Convention of States.


E.W. Jackson on Obama’s non-discrimination order: Abuse of authority

E.W. Jackson, minister and former Republican nominee for lieutenant governor of Virginia, says President Obama is undermining the First Amendment Rights of Americans to advance the LGBT agenda.