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LeeAnn Pelham, executive director of the San Francisco Ethics Commission, says she needs more time to assess the budgetary needs of the commission.

Ethics Commission defying Mayor Ed Lee on requested budget cuts

San Francisco’s Ethics Commission said Tuesday it would defy Mayor Ed Lee’s…

 

Debate continues over voter-­approved lobbying requirements

San Francisco voters may have approved increased lobbyist transparency in November, but…

 

Supervisor John Avalos held a City Hall hearing Thursday on illegal gambling dens in the Excelsior neighborhood he represents. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

City seeking ‘kingpins’ of Excelsior gambling shacks

Residents and law enforcement officers have been busy in the Excelsior neighborhood…

 

In this April 13, 2014 file photo, the Internal Revenue Service Headquarters (IRS) building is seen in Washington.  (J. David Ake/AP, 2014)

IRS: Computer breach bigger than first thought; 334K victims

WASHINGTON — A computer breach at the IRS in which thieves stole…

In this April 13, 2014 file photo, the Internal Revenue Service Headquarters (IRS) building is seen in Washington.  (J. David Ake/AP, 2014)
AP Photo/Andrew HarnikIn this April 15

Hello? 8M phone calls unanswered as IRS cut taxpayer service

The IRS' overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million…

AP Photo/Andrew HarnikIn this April 15
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta

$4 billion: Bogus tax refunds a growing problem

An Internet connection and a bunch of stolen identities are all it…

AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
Associated PressActing IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel

New IRS head says taxpayers no longer trust agency

His agency under relentless fire, the new head of the Internal Revenue Service acknowledged…

Associated PressActing IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel
Associated PressIn this Nov. 9

Obama picks budget official to run troubled IRS

President Barack Obama picked a senior White House budget official to become the acting…

Associated PressIn this Nov. 9
AP File PhotoGov. Bill Haslam said he still doesn't know why federal agents searched the Knoxville headquarters of the family-owned Pilot Flying J chain of truck stops. When federal agents descended on the Knoxville headquarters of Pilot Flying J on April 15

FBI court documents recount 'gray side' of Pilot Flying J

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When federal agents descended on the Knoxville headquarters of…

AP File PhotoGov. Bill Haslam said he still doesn't know why federal agents searched the Knoxville headquarters of the family-owned Pilot Flying J chain of truck stops. When federal agents descended on the Knoxville headquarters of Pilot Flying J on April 15

IRS allows undocumented workers to collect tax refunds

The Internal Revenue Service let undocumented workers collect $4.2 billion in refundable…

Is Media Matters about to lose with the IRS?

It appears three applicants for 501(C)(4) tax status have been denied by…

IRS gives c4 donors the green light

Crossraods GPS, the 501c4 arm of American Crossroads, is spending $20 million…

House GOP calls on IRS to probe AARP, details group’s financial windfall from ObamaCare

AARP, the nation’s largest group for older Americans, stands to rake in…

Delinquent on your taxes? You can still get a federal contract!

Federal contractors receive an estimated $377.5 billion in taxpayer funds, and now…

IRS ignores approval guidelines, audits taxpayers anyway

Group managers at the Internal Revenue Service surveyed tax returns without approval…

Larger tax refunds go undelivered

The IRS owes 2,280 Bay Area taxpayers almost $700,000 in undelivered refund…

Do poll workers count in the employment numbers?

John Crudele wondered yesterday in the New York Post whether the feds…

‘Tax-cheat Tim’ revisited: Court calls Geithner excuse ‘not credible’

A U.S. Tax Court has rejected the exact same defense that Treasury…