The private debt collection agencies that have contracted with the Internal Revenue Service to help collect overdue tax receivables have some security vulnerabilities, according to a new government report.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s decision to sell his remaining equity holdings could save him from future run-ins with the government’s top ethics watchdog. But it could also set him up with a sizable tax bill.
The Internal Revenue Service hasn’t provided the training to enough employees on how to deal with requests from divorced and separated spouses about efforts to collect delinquent taxes owed on their joint tax returns, according to a new report.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and three other Senate Democrats are asking the Federal Trade Commission for a government review of the private companies that have been contracted by the Internal Revenue Service to help collect overdue tax debts.
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