November 27, 2013 New rules aimed at clarifying what constitutes political activity for dark-money, non-profit groups are likely to give more heartburn to the right than the left. The majority of big-spending social-welfare organizations known as 501(c)(4) groups in 2012 were conservative.
November 1, 2013 The rule modification for FSAs means that workers can now carry over up to $500 into the next calendar year without being penalized.
October 22, 2013 The shutdown delayed the updating and testing of some of the IRS' systems. The original start date of tax season was Jan. 21. now it'll start no earlier than Jan. 28 and no later than Feb. 4.
September 23, 2013 Lois Lerner, who admitted that her division had inappropriately singled out Tea Party and patriot groups requesting tax exemption, had been on paid leave since May.
September 18, 2013 The creator of the toys that reached the zenith of their popularity in the 1990s has agreed to plead guilty to felony tax evasion, federal prosecutors say.