The Virginia congressional delegation called for flexibility in financial aid deadlines due to the removal of an online tool.
Virginians remain troubled by the reports of IRS official’s misconduct, and the American people deserve accountability and answers.
Bob Goodlatte will speak with local leaders in Roanoke to urge eligible Virginia residents to use the IRS, Virginia Free File and VITA programs.
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.
The Augusta County Sheriff’s Office is warning local residents of a scam involving supposed threats of lawsuit from the IRS.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In November 2013, the IRS proposed a new definition of political activity that would have applied to 501(c)(4) social welfare organizations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The “Fair Tax” (“FT”) is a fraud – it is more wealth redistribution, and a financial scam.
Our best chance of reclaiming our country and reigning in our government is an Article V Convention of States.
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.
To aware citizens it’s crystal clear: THE IRS MUST GO! There is no place for an institution like the IRS in a society of free people such as the citizens of the USA.
Sergeant Bergdahl is going home. But so are the Taliban. The Obama Administration’s decision to trade five detainees from the Guantanamo Bay detention center in exchange for POW Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl has sparked concern and outrage across the country.
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine introduced legislation to help families in Virginia and across the country access tax credits in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to ensure they get the most affordable healthcare coverage possible.
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.
Virginia’s policy of requiring married lesbian and gay couples to file their state income tax returns as “individuals” is not only burdensome and confusing, but also discriminatory toward married gay and lesbian couples while also hurting businesses.
Construction on the renovation of the Wayne Theatre has been halted, with the Wayne Theatre Alliance, which is leading the $7 million-plus project to rebuild the Downtown Waynesboro landmark citing an issue with closing on a construction loan as being the key reason.
The year was 1783. After leading the revolution against the British Empire, defeating the most powerful military in the world at the time, General George Washington was perfectly positioned to seize the reins of power and rule the new nation. Perhaps even to become king.
Department of Taxation Commissioner Craig Burns, House Speaker Bill Howell, Sen. Bryce Reeves, Del. Kathy Byron, Del. Mark Keam, Del. Mark Cole, and others urged eligible Virginia residents to use the Free File program to save money at tax time.
Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Va.) voted in favor of H.R. 3865, the Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act, which sponsors say would prohibit the Department of Treasury and the IRS from finalizing regulations that seek to curb the speech of groups in a politically-motivated fashion.
In 2013, Melissa Wolcott decided she was tired of paying someone to do her taxes. She knew her tax return was simple, and she knew that any of her hard-earned money was too much to spare when a free service was available. She visited the Valley VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) site at stuarts draft […]
The Community Action Partnership of Staunton, Augusta and Waynesboro (CAPSAW) announced the opening of its free tax preparation program, Valley VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) in February.
Waynesboro Senior Center is very pleased to host AARP Tax Aide again this year. This program uses trained volunteers to provide free income tax preparation to low and moderate income individuals of all ages.
Anna Leavitt, Coordinator of the Community Action Partnership of Staunton, Augusta and Waynesboro (CAPSAW) announced an expansion of their free tax preparation services. This expansion was made possible by a grant from the Virginia Community Action Partnership’s Virginia Cash Campaign.