314Jul 9, 2013
Internal Revenue Service Investigation and Practices
Mark Everson talked about the practices of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the ongoing controversies surrounding the IRS investigations of organizations seeking tax-exempt status. He ...
45Apr 18, 2007
Reducing the Tax Gap
The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing titled “Examining the Administration’s Plan for Reducing the Tax Gap: What Are the Goals, Benchmarks and Timetables?” Officials ...
108Apr 12, 2007
Income Tax Enforcement
The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on auditing, monitoring, and enforcement of income tax rules by the Internal Revenue Service. Among the topics they addressed were various crimes ...
23Mar 27, 2007
2007 Tax Season
Commissioner Everson addressed future tax administration issues and reported on the 2007 tax season. Topics included international transactions, tax exemptions, simplification of the tax laws, ...
107Feb 16, 2007
Income Tax Collection
Witnesses testified about the gap between the amount of federal income tax that is owed and that collected. Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Everson testified on efforts to collect back ...
32Feb 7, 2007
Iraq Reconstruction Investigation
Officials spoke to the press about indictments issued in a case involving alleged fraudulent use of funds for Iraq reconstruction. The indictment had been unsealed in the District of New Jersey ...
16Nov 6, 2006
Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Everson delivers the luncheon address at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' National Conference on Federal Taxes. He talked about ...
91Sep 6, 2006
The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on executive compensation. Among the issues addressed were backdating of stock options and tax treatment of executive compensation, retirement and ...
78Jul 26, 2006
Fiscal Impact of Border Security & Immigration Reform
The Ways and Means Committee held a hearing to review the impact of current and proposed border security and immigration policies on the costs and administration of certain entitlement programs ...
29Mar 14, 2006
2006 Tax Law Changes
Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Mark Everson provided a preview of the 2006 tax season and tax law changes. He also responded to questions and comments submitted by the audience.
50Jan 3, 2006
Abramoff Lobbying Case Guilty Plea
Ms. Fisher and several other officials announced that the government had reached and agreement with former lobbyist Jack Abramoff in return for a please of guilty to charges of fraud and tax ...
47Aug 29, 2005
Attorney General Gonzalez and Mr. Everson announced the indictments against eight former Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler (KPMG) accounting executives. The indictments charged the former ...
11Aug 5, 2005
Serving the Common Good
Panel members talked about the topic, “Serving the Common Good: Ethical and Effective Practice in Nonprofit Organizations.” They discussed how nonprofit organizations should be held ...
20Apr 14, 2005
Internal Revenue Service 2006 Budget
The Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on the fiscal year 2006 budget for the Internal Revenue Service. Government officials and tax preparation service ...
47Apr 5, 2005
The committee held a hearing on charitable giving, accountability and financial record-keeping by non-profit organizations, and transparency issues aimed at a range of alleged abuses by non-profit ...
5Apr 4, 2005
Mark Everson, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, talked about filing taxes via the Internet. Among the issues he addressed were the state of electronic commerce, privacy and security ...
11Mar 29, 2005
Report on Tax Cheating
Commissioner Everson talked with reporters about a three-year study that assessed individual compliance with tax laws. He emphasized that the majority of Americans pay their taxes honestly and ...
16Mar 15, 2005
Internal Revenue Service
The Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, Mark W. Everson, spoke exactly one month before the April 15th tax-filing deadline. Commissioner Everson gave an update on the state of the IRS ...
40Mar 3, 2005
Federal Tax Reform
The President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform held its second public meeting to hear perspectives on tax reform and descriptions of the problems presented by complexity in the tax ...
38Feb 28, 2005
Tax Evasion Fraud Indictment
Law enforcement officials spoke to reporters about the indictment of a District of Columbia area telecommunications executive, Walter Anderson, on 12 counts of tax evasion totaling $200 ...
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