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IRS explains how to do taxes for your bitcoin

In a new FAQ, the Internal Revenue Services explains that the digital currency should be considered property for your tax purposes.

By Mar. 25, 2014

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Tax dodgers beware: IRS could be watching your social media

The IRS is said to be data mining Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other sites for info that could come handy in audits.

By Apr. 15, 2014

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Senators to IRS: Don't snoop on taxpayers' private messages

A dozen senators, including Democrats and Republicans, want the IRS to pledge publicly not to snoop on Americans' Twitter and Facebook messages and other correspondence without a warrant.

By Apr. 17, 2013

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IRS doesn't believe in warrants for e-mail

Documents suggest IRS lawyers don't think a search warrant is needed for obtaining e-mail, burglars steal user data from video service Vudu, and T-Mobile touts trade-in program before its iPhone 5 launch.

By Apr. 10, 2013

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IRS doesn't believe in warrants for e-mail

Documents suggest IRS lawyers don't think a search warrant is needed for obtaining e-mail, burglars steal user data from video service Vudu, and T-Mobile touts trade-in program before its iPhone 5 launch.

By Apr. 10, 2013

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Google to IRS: Hand over our $83.5 million tax refund

The company has sued the IRS after discovering that it was improperly denied a deduction on a 2004 tax transaction.

By Jun. 28, 2013

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Ex-HP boss Ray Lane reportedly in $100 million spat with IRS

The former chairman of Hewlett-Packard is appealing an IRS claim that his partnership was an improper tax shelter, according to a Bloomberg report.

By Jun. 6, 2013

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Correction: IRS e-signatures on form 4506-T

This story originally mischaracterized the IRS' adoption of e-signatures on form 4506-T. In fact, the agency was getting up to speed with standards agreed upon under the e-Sign Act.

Read the corrected story here.

By Jan. 11, 2013

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IRS chief: We'll rewrite our e-mail search policy

Still unclear is whether taxpayers' other private communications, including on Facebook and Twitter, will receive the same treatment.

By Apr. 16, 2013

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IRS remains mum on taxpayers' e-mail privacy rights

The IRS is not answering questions about internal documents showing the agency believes Americans have "generally no privacy" in their e-mail, Facebook chats, and Twitter direct messages.

By Apr. 15, 2013