IRS workers testify about interagency inefficiencies
- A new tax revolt. Maier, Timothy W.; Paige, Sean // Insight on the News;11/03/97, Vol. 13 Issue 40, p8
Reports in November, 1997, that acting commissioner of the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Michael Dolan has been the focus of attention because of the investigation of abuse in the IRS. Comments from Dolan; Details on the various claims made against the IRS; Results of a Fox poll...
- The story of one IRS whistle-blower. Welli, Stan // Insight on the News;11/03/97, Vol. 13 Issue 40, p13
Opinion. Gives a personal account of the author a former United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) inspector who encountered corruption while in the national service. Indepth look at what was observed while in office; Including collusion between the IRS and the Treasury General; Details on...
- Power and impotence dovetail in U.S. politics. Dettmer, Jamie // Insight on the News;11/03/97, Vol. 13 Issue 40, p48
Opinion. Reflects on the allegations of abuses leveled at the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Reference to views used by left-wing British Labour luminary Arneurin Bevan relating to the political impotence of the average politician; Concerns about President Clinton's reaction to...
- Wandering eyes at the IRS. // U.S. News & World Report;8/1/94, Vol. 117 Issue 5, p13
Discusses how several hundred workers at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will be punished for improperly accessing accounts. Breaches motivated by idle curiosity, to help friends check on the status of refunds and schemes to fraudulently obtain refunds by doctoring information; Comments by...
- Ways sought to correct IRS errors. Anand, Vineeta // Pensions & Investments;2/23/1998, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p8
Focuses on the plans of a group of lawmakers on the United States (US) Senate Finance Committee, to examine ways the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can expand programs that encourage employers to correct errors discovered in pension plans. Information on a February 9, 1997 letter address to...
- Torturing taxpayers? // Current Events;10/31/97, Vol. 97 Issue 8, p3
Presents a cartoon depicting the torture of United States taxpayers by the Internal Revenue Service. Senate hears to determine if the IRS were mistreating taxpayers; Questions concerning what the cartoonist is trying to say in the cartoon.
- Lien on Congress. Glastris, Paul // U.S. News & World Report;10/06/97, Vol. 123 Issue 13, p32
Focuses on the testimony of witnesses in regard to abuses of the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) before the US Senate Finance Committee in September 1997. The blame placed on the agency's culture for the abuses; The belief that more congressional oversight is the solution to making the agency...
- A messy business. Boroughs, Don L.; Stanglin, Douglas // U.S. News & World Report;4/8/96, Vol. 120 Issue 14, p38
Ponders whether the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can clean up its act and pacify the United States' angry taxpayers. IRS mistakes which have damaged taxpayers' lives; Threats and attempted violence against IRS buildings and employees; Problems of service.
- It's time to strip the IRS of arrogance. // San Diego Business Journal;09/29/97, Vol. 18 Issue 39, p46
Editorial. Focuses on the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agency while highlighting experiences by individuals at the hands of the IRS. Description of several incidences; Comments from IRS Commissioner Michael Dolan; Background information on the IRS; Responsibilities of the IRS.