Topic: Internal Revenue Service
Editorial Board Blog Boston Pops and the Justice Department suit against the Arizona immigration law
Americans as well as immigrants showed up for music and fireworks in Boston on the Fourth of July. In Massachusetts, the immigrants who live here illegally are relatively safe. Not so in nearby Rhode Island. The differences between the two states point to a likely argument in the Justice Department suit against the Arizona law.
07/06/2010 05:46 pm
The BP oil spill has cost the company almost $150 million and counting in compensation for damages to Gulf Coast workers and businesses. But replacing millions in undocumented income from the tourist-driven Gulf economy may prove impossible.
07/06/2010 03:21 pm
The trial of a photographer charged with trying to defraud L'Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt started today, but was suspended to examine secretly made tapes in which Bettencourt discussed tax shelters with an adviser. Disaffection with elite privileges is rising in France.
07/01/2010 05:15 pm
While more employees enroll thanks to the opt-out design, their employers are likely to match less of their contributions.
06/30/2010 11:02 am
Wesley Snipes has been asking for his conviction to be overturned. Now his attorneys want a new trial based on Snipes's former financial adviser's arrest.
06/25/2010 01:41 pm
Homebuyer tax credits, according to a government investigator, were illegally claimed by hundreds of US prison inmates.
06/23/2010 03:58 pm
May's dismal consumer spending numbers could be an early sign that the government's stimulus funding has been unsuccessful in boosting the economy.
06/15/2010 05:58 pm
Extreme tax avoidance could frustrate Obama's plans to trim the deficit.
06/10/2010 07:32 pm
Three IRS rulings the rulings will lower the tax burden for many same-sex couples. But the changes don’t address a host of other ways in which same-sex couples face less-favorable tax treatment.
06/10/2010 01:47 pm
Rand Paul’s simplistic assertions neglect the blood-soaked reality of the fight for civil rights.
05/26/2010 11:53 am