Tag: internal revenue service

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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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Wayne Theatre construction update

I remember being told, “Nothing comes for free.” I can attest to the validity of that. The Wayne Theatre qualifies for $3,000,000 in tax credits. At one time this infusion of funds for worthy projects seemed like ‘free money.’


Bob Goodlatte: Seeking an independent IRS investigation

For many Americans, the IRS is the primary way they interact with the federal government. To have the IRS acting as a politicized organization that persecutes citizens for their political beliefs shakes the core of our democracy.


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