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Paulsen Comments On National Security And Government Trust

U S Congressman Erik Paulsen joined John Hines on the WCCO Morning News Friday

06/07/2013

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Dahl Trucking Owner Indicted For Avoiding Paying Taxes

The owner of Dahl Trucking in Elmore, Minn., was indicted Tuesday in federal court for avoiding payment of taxes on the wages of his employees from 2007 to 2010. Marlin Dahl was specifically charged with 13 counts of failure to collect and pay Federal Insurance Contribution Act (FICA) taxes.

06/04/2013

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Talking Points: White House Dealing With Scandal Mess

More hearings are scheduled in Washington this week as Members of Congress continue investigating the IRS targeting of conservative and Tea Party groups.

05/19/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Is The IRS Corrupt Or Incompetent?

In a congressional hearing into revelations that the IRS targeted conservative groups, one congressman pounced on the agency’s fired chief’s insistence that the targeting was not politically motivated.

05/18/2013

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Bachmann Wants White House Investigated Over IRS Flap

Rep. Michele Bachmann is joining the calls for a thorough investigation as President Obama prepares to answer further questions about the growing controversy at the IRS. The acting commissioner resigned on Wednesday after the agency admitted it targeted conservative groups.

05/16/2013

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Avoid These Common Tax Day Mistakes

It’s crunch time to file your taxes. This Monday is April 15 — Tax Day. The Internal Revenue Service says 97 million American taxpayers had already submitted their tax forms by the first of the month.

04/15/2013

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Mailing Services Available Until Midnight On April 15 At MSP

To help out last-minute tax filers, the Post Office at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport will offer retail and collection services until midnight on April 15.

04/12/2013

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Tax Fraud Trio Pleads Guilty

The third and final member of a tax fraud trio pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States.

03/27/2013

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What Triggers an IRS Tax Audit?

The odds of an audit can increase substantially depending on your income, types of income, deduction amount and changes you have made since filing your last tax return.

03/25/2013

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Good Question: Is Getting A Refund The Best Deal?

The IRS anticipates 75 percent of federal filers will get refunds in 2013. The average last year was slightly more than $2,800.

03/20/2013

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Where’s My Refund? IRS Tool Answers That Question

The Internal Revenue Service has a message for taxpayers eager to learn the status of their tax refund: Please don’t check the IRS website every five minutes — once a day is enough.

03/18/2013

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Plenty Of Changes For Tax Filers This Year

Experts recommend using some type of guidance to navigate forms and maximize your returns.

03/18/2013

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What To Do If You Owe Taxes But Can’t Pay

So you’ve prepared your tax return and found that you owe. What should you do if you can’t pay?

03/11/2013

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Basic Errors That Can Delay Your Tax Refund

Millions of people are getting a jump on filing their tax returns now that they have received their W-2s and 1099 forms. And for most, the incentive to get moving is to get that tax refund in their bank account as soon as possible.

03/11/2013

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As The Tax Man Cometh, Tips For Getting Ready

The IRS expects 75 percent of all 2012 returns will get a refund, so if you haven’t started preparing your taxes yet, do it.

03/04/2013

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How To Avoid Tax Scams & Make The Most Of Credits

It may be hard to believe, but April 15 will be here before we know it.

02/20/2013

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IRS Website Overwhelmed With Taxpayers Constantly Checking It

The Internal Revenue Service has a message for taxpayers eager to learn the status of their tax refund: Please don’t check the IRS website every five minutes — once a day is enough.

02/14/2013

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Tia Elbert Gets All A’s, 36 Points A Game

Tartan High School’s Tia Elbert averages about 36 points per game – not bad for a girl who took some time getting comfortable with basketball and Minnesota.

01/26/2013

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State Says No Need To Rush On Minn. Tax Filings

When it comes to those 2013 Minnesota income tax filings, state officials say there’s no rush.

01/15/2013

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Minn. Fee On Tardy Taxpayers Stays Steady In 2013

Tardy taxpayers won’t see their Minnesota late fees rise in 2013. The Department of Revenue says that the interest rate on delinquent taxes will remain at 3 percent next year.

11/29/2012

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Opinion: Churches Shouldn’t Be The Next Super PACs

It is time to end the tax exempt status of religious organizations that advocated for a partisan candidate.

11/13/2012

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Opinion: Romney’s Friday Tax Document Dump Only Raises More Questions

If the GOP wants a candidate to “man up”, they should tell Mitt Romney to grow up and stop hiding his returns and stop disparaging working Americans for meeting their tax obligations while he dodges his.

09/24/2012

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Good Question: Are Churches Allowed To Say ‘Vote Yes’ Or ‘Vote No’?

Most of us would have a problem with our preacher telling us who to vote for. That’s why the advocacy for or against a constitutional amendment, which would define marriage as only between a man and woman, has gained so much attention.

09/13/2012

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Opinion: Mitt Romney’s 13% Tax Admission Is Not Enough

Mitt Romney pays a SHOCKINGLY low percentage of his income on taxes. For a man of his means seeking public office it is a SHAMEFUL number. But Romney is a man without shame.

08/17/2012

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