Embattled Gov. Eric Greitens resigned over allegations tied to political contributions from concealed sources.
The tax agency, as it happens, singled out both conservative and liberal groups seeking tax-exempt status for extra scrutiny. But the myth that it picked on the tea party movement hasn't gone away.
While people often want to cheat in certain cases if it would benefit them, they also want to think of themselves as honest. Here are three steps to stay honest while filing taxes.
Congress changed the tax system to benefit companies with overseas operations but failed to help Americans actually living abroad, who still face punitive taxation.
When there are two malaria prevention interventions available people don't take an either or approach -- they consider that the two interventions are complementary.
A spike in the number of malaria cases in southern Africa means that the region will not meet its initial target of eliminating malaria by 2018.
Digital innovations are making it easier to give to charity and for donors to become informed before they support nonprofits.
The tax agency singled out both conservative and liberal groups seeking tax-exempt status for extra scrutiny.
Social welfare groups have become more common – and more controversial – in recent years. Fixing gaps in the oversight of this kind of nonprofit will take bipartisan action.
President Trump claims that churches suffer from the over-regulation of their political speech. In reality, oversight is lax for religious groups and secular tax-exempt nonprofits alike.
The administration's plan to significantly cut the tax rate on so-called pass-through entities will likely lead to creative tax planning and outright evasion, damaging faith in the system.
The burden of filing our taxes appears to be growing, especially for those who tend to wait until the last minute to fill in their 1040s.
As tax day approaches, here's a primer on how your dollars help fund the U.S. government, and how your share has probably increased.
As these tax-exempt vehicles transform philanthropy, they’re drawing more scrutiny. Will Congress or the Trump administration tinker with the rules that encouraged their rapid growth?
President Trump recently repeated his pledge to eliminate the 63-year-old law, which bans charities from engaging in political activities, at the National Prayer Breakfast.
Given Trump's substantial conflicts of interest, the foundation's admission of self-dealing should sound a warning to both the president-elect and voters as he takes the oath of office.
Million of taxpayers receive notices from the IRS about unpaid tax debts. Believe it or not, the agency understands.
Research suggests some features of tax software can lead us to make more aggressive judgments when we file our returns, which could make an audit more likely.
Federal networks need stronger cybersecurity measures than most organizations, but have not yet gotten the budget or staffing commitments that would protect them properly.
The vast majority of us will get a refund from the federal government, while the odds of an audit or worse are akin to getting struck by lightning.