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If the fear of an audit wasn't enough to scare you into being honest on your taxes, try this on for size: the IRS might be checking out your Facebook page. The good ol' Internal Revenue Service is reportedly using robots to scope out public social media accounts to catch potential tax dodgers. Tha

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People love referring to Bitcoin as a \"cryptocurrency,\" but the Internal Revenue Service looks at it a little differently. According to a new IRS statement, Bitcoin should be considered property, not currency. What does that mean for US Bitcoin aficionados? Quite a bit, actually.

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Ever wonder why -- after years of secrecy -- camera-ready iPod cases began rolling out? The answer could possibly be Apple supply manager Paul Shin Devine, who was just fingered by the FBI and IRS as a fraudulent, money laundering mole. Devine was arrested Friday for allegedly receiving kickbacks f

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Getting the government to send you a $30 tax refund isn't quite as good as finding $30 that you didn't know you had in a pair of jeans, but we'll take it nonetheless. Yesterday, the IRS announced that it is refunding the \"federal excise tax\", or a tax collected on long-distance telephone calls made

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