An agency watchdog says a congressionally mandated program using private debt collectors has been poorly administered and failed to respect taxpayers’ rights.
The I.R.S. called into question a strategy of prepaying property taxes before the new tax law goes into effect. That could be just the beginning of the confusion.
A 2004 change by Congress, meant to foster domestic manufacturing, may provide a cautionary tale: You can mine a lot of tax breaks from just one word.
In Alabama, an official’s use of public funds and behavior toward critics raise questions about the broad powers of American sheriffs.
Records from an offshore hideaway show how an American billionaire grew one of the world’s largest trusts and another owned part of a company accused of exploiting the poor.
John A. Koskinen, who took over an agency in turmoil and was threatened with impeachment by conservative lawmakers, called his survival to the end of his term “its own reward.”