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FAQ: What is an information document request (IDR)?

When an IRS is conducting a detailed audit of a taxpayer, it may want to see documents and records retained by the taxpayer. The examiner will ask the taxpayer what type of documents are maintained, and will request that the taxpayer produce particular documents for inspection. 392 more words

IRS clarifies IRA rollover rule after Tax Court nixes multiple rollovers

In January, the U.S. Tax Court threw a curve ball in many retirement planning strategies. The court held that a taxpayer could make only one nontaxable rollover contribution within each one-year period regardless of how many IRAs the taxpayer has. 613 more words

Canada Revenue Agency online system restored; individual tax returns filing until May 5

News Release
CRA update regarding the Heartbleed Bug – Online services restored

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is pleased to report that all of its online systems have been restored to full service as of April 13, 2014. 284 more words

Statement by the Commissioner of the Canada Revenue Agency on the Heartbleed bug

News Release

Statement by the Commissioner of the Canada Revenue Agency on the Heartbleed bug

After learning that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) systems were vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug, the CRA acted quickly to protect taxpayer information by removing public access to its online services on April 8, 2014. 421 more words

Private Prison Corporation Sixth Largest U.S. Prison System.

Backroom Deals in Arizona Enrich Private Prison at Taxpayer Expense, by Olivia Sandbothe, AFSCME


A private prison corporation already rakes in $45 million in taxpayer dollars each year in the state of Arizona, with a contract that virtually guarantees the company fat profits no matter how it actually performs. 

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Criminal Law

AskGAOLive: IRS Securing Financial and Taxpayer Data

What happens to all the personal data you send to IRS with your tax return? Join us for a chat about IRS controls to secure your data from threats, today at 2:00pm ET. 109 more words

Government Accountability Office

Internet security bug forces CRA to temporarily shut down online services

Statement from Canada Revenue Agency:

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) places first priority on ensuring the confidentiality of taxpayer information.

We have received information concerning an Internet security vulnerability named the Heartbleed Bug. 157 more words