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Tag Archives: Internal Revenue Service

Attorneys seek return of files seized from Baltimore law firm in June raid (access required)

Attorneys for a Baltimore law firm are asking a federal appeals court to prohibit prosecutors from reviewing “tens of thousands” of electronic files seized from a partner’s office earlier this year. The Baltimore Sun reported in June that the Drug Enforcement ...

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Former Baltimore nonprofit employee claims he was misclassified as a contractor (access required)

A former East Baltimore Development Inc. employee claims he was intentionally misclassified as an independent contractor and deprived of benefits for several years in a federal lawsuit. Stephen M. Campbell worked for EBDI, a nonprofit organization that works to develop East Baltimore ...

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IRS attorney accused of smoking methamphetamine, shipping it to NY (access required)

MINEOLA, N.Y.  — An Internal Revenue Service attorney is facing charges he shipped methamphetamine from his Washington, D.C., apartment to a recipient in suburban New York. Federal prosecutors say Jack Vitayanon was arrested Wednesday in Washington. The plot allegedly involved ...

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Advances on tax refunds appeal to more cash-poor Americans

Cash-strapped Americans anxious for tax refunds are increasingly turning to payment advances, prepaid cards or other costly services when getting tax preparation help, according to new federal data raising concerns among regulators about whether consumers are fully informed about the fees.

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