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Businesses sue IRS in challenge to employer health insurance mandate rule

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WASHINGTON – A group of small businesses have filed a lawsuit challenging a rule imposed by the Internal Revenue Service under the federal health care law, alleging that the agency exceeded its authority by expanding the law’s employer mandate.

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IRS eases rule making injury awards non-taxable

Awards for physical injuries are no longer required to be derived from a vindication of “tort” rights in order to qualify for exclusion from a taxpayer’s gross income, according to a recent rule amendment issued by the Internal Revenue Service.

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Labor Dept., IRS, states join to combat worker misclassifications

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Secretary of Labor has signed memoranda of understanding with the Internal Revenue Service as well as with the labor departments of several states in an effort to improve its efforts to end the practice of purposeful ...

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IRS extends due date for 2010 estate tax exemption

Providing some relief to stressed-out estate planning attorneys and tax practitioners, the Internal Revenue Service announced Sept. 13 that estates of 2010 decedents will have a longer time to file forms to exempt out of the estate tax and may ...

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