Judge dismisses most of NOM lawsuit against IRS

A federal district court judge on June 3 dismissed most of a lawsuit by the National Organization for Marriage that claimed an employee of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service deliberately leaked a confidential ta...

Take your tax return and treat yourself to tasty eats

You may have read last week that Atlanta has won the prize for having America’s widest gap between the haves and have-nots. The very rich protest, as always, that their abundance trickles down to keep the poor ...
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IRS: All married same-sex couples will be recognized for taxes

All legally married same-sex couples, including those in states like Georgia that refuse to recognized their marriages, will be treated as married for federal taxes, the IRS announced today.

The ruling, which comes after the U.S. Supreme Court's June 26 decision striking down key parts of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, covers such areas as federal income tax, gift tax and estate tax.

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Anti-gay group claims it was target of IRS leak, announces lawsuit

https://cdn.thegavoice.com/images/stories/4-15-11/nomlogo-insert-4-25-11.gifThe Internal Revenue Service came under fire late last week after allegations that it unfairly targeted conservative political groups. Prominent Republicans promised congressional hearings and even President Obama weighed in Monday, calling the actions “outrageous.”

Conservative groups are pissed. They have every reason to be pissed.

When it rains, it pours, apparently, for the IRS and its troubles.

The National Organization for Marriage this week announced plans to sue the IRS over claims that the tax agency stole and released its 2008 tax records, which were then leaked to the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest gay political group.