Articles Tagged “IRS”

  • HPD Lt. Jim Barnes Comments on IRS Scam

    HPD Lt. Jim Barnes tells us, “Unfortunately, scams are always going on, but right now with this being tax season we have seen an increase in fraudulent IRS calls . . . .

  • Senate Finance Committee Hearing On IRS Held Tuesday

    Tuesday, the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing which questioned IRS Commissioner John Koskinen and examined the agency’s actions in response to a previous committee report with recommendations. Senator Dan Coats of Indiana, however, pretty…

  • Subcommittee On IRS Targeting Met Last Week

    At a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on IRS Targeting late last week, more examples of unfair treatment of the IRS to conservative groups was examined. In one fairly telling example, Conservative activist attorney Cleta Mitchell…

  • IRS E-mail Erasure Issue Discussed At Hearing

    Employees of the IRS were reported to have erased 422 computer backup tapes that likely contained up to 24,000 emails to and from former IRS official Lois Lerner who recently has been under investigation in…

  • Hours From Tax Day

    With Tax Day just a few hours away, here are a few highlights about this years tax filing. $2-billion dollars is the estimated 2015 losses due to reduced IRS enforcement staffing, 28 minutes is the…

  • Commissioners Court Meets This Morning

    Walker County Commissioners’ Court meets for a regular session this morning at nine at the courthouse. On today’s “Statutory Agenda,” County Clerk Kari French will discuss amending bonds for the County Clerk, District Clerk and…

  • Representative Trey Gowdy Grills Deputy Attorney General Cole During Hearing

    A hearing into IRS political targeting took place in Washington by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Deputy Attorney General James Cole was interrogated by Democrat and Republican Congressmen alike. Deputy Attorney General Cole…

  • Congressman Kevin Brady Talks With Huntsville Constituents

    Congressman Kevin Brady visited with Huntsville constituents at the Farmhouse Sweets & Eats Monday morning. Mr. Brady discussed the major issues of the day from IRS targeting of conservatives to problems like the thousands of…

  • Senate Minority Leader McConnell Comments On IRS Loss Of Emails

    Senate Minority Leader McConnell Comments On IRS Loss Of Emails

    While the U-S Senate was in session Tuesday, Republican Minority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell from Kentucky focused on the latest impediment thrown in the way of investigating the IRS to date . . . .…

  • Congressman Brady Updates IRS Investigation

    We talked with our 8th District Congressman Kevin Brady recently, and he updated us on the ongoing investigation into the IRS’s targeting of conservatives . . . . BRADIRS6-6-14