Pro Golfer Thorpe Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion


Professional golfer Jim Thorpe, who has won more than $15 million in his career, was sentenced to one year in prison for failing to pay U.S. income taxes for three years.

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$27,000 fine for car in driveway - North Port FL


NORTH PORT - The used car was a blessing, a gift from her church to help Diane Pearson, a single mother with three children and a long commute to work. And after receiving the 1998 Mercury from her church, Pearson found her drive to Sarasota a bit less stressful.

North Port took Pearson to court this month over fines of more than $27,000 for keeping her old car in the driveway without a license plate. If the city wins its case, Pearson could be facing bankruptcy.

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Should We Write Off the Tea Party?


Thomas Woods giving his two cents on the Tea Party.

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IRS requires tax preparers to know more than IRS!


After years of prodding from outside watchdogs, the Internal Revenue Service said Monday that it will require anyone who prepares federal tax returns for pay to register, pass a minimum competency test and be subject to continuing education requirements and ethics rules.

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IRS is running out of workers! OH NO!!!!


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Internal Revenue Service is struggling with an aging workforce where more than a third of its executives are eligible for retirement, a scenario putting its mission at risk, a government report said on Monday.

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State Legislators In Now-Infamous Solitaire Photo Identified


A photo of two Democratic legislators playing solitaire has ignited controversy at the state Capitol and in the blogosphere.

The Associated Press picture has appeared in any number of venues, and it shows two lawmakers sitting in the back row of the historic Hall of the House in Hartford during the lengthy debate over the two-year, $37 billion state budget.

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Residents ticketed for parking in their own driveways.


TOLEDO, Ohio -- Residents of Toledo are complaining that they received $25 tickets for parking their vehicles in their own driveways.

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Contesting a ticket will now cost money in Massachusetts


Armed with the knowledge that more than 250,000 tickets for civil motor vehicle infractions were challenged in the state last fiscal year, legislators have voted to charge drivers $25 for such hearings.

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Federal workers owe Uncle Sam $3B in unpaid taxes


Federal workers owed more than $3 billion in income taxes in 2008, according to the Internal Revenue Service, a figure down slightly from the year before.

The agency reported that 276,300 current and retired federal employees owed $3,042,200,000 in 2008, down from $3,586,784,725 in unpaid taxes in 2007. The list includes White House and Congressional staffers and current and former active-duty and reserve members of the military.

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Tax Cheats Being Nabbed On Facebook And MySpace


Local and state tax collectors have added a new tool to their arsenal to locate tax cheats. The agencies have gone to Facebook and MySpace looking for those who have failed in paying their share of taxes. According to one report the tax collecting agencies are finding it a great tool in locating those who post their profiles and share their location, new job status and how much they are making.

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