The opening bell for the 2016 tax-filing season will be rung in less than a week, on Tuesday, January 19th. That's when people can begin filing their tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service, and it's also the unofficial beginning of IRS audit...

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In the days before the members of the Ohio congressional delegation went on their annual holiday break (along with all other members of Congress), the House and Senate passed a bipartisan omnibus bill. The package that funds the federal government...

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He was writing textbooks and teaching statistics at an obscure college when a 300-year-old math mystery was solved. That's when Amir Aczel took it upon himself to explain to the world the story of "Fermat’s Last Theorem: Unlocking the Secret of an...

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On December 17, America's funniest family will celebrate its 26th year of primetime lunacy. "The Simpsons" is no longer the most popular show on TV, but it still pulls in ratings strong enough for Fox to have renewed it through at least next year.

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The Internal Revenue Service audited just 0.86 percent of individual tax returns last year. According to a recent article by Accounting Today, the odds of being audited next year will be even better for individuals. IRS funding continues to drop,...

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Ah, it's that great time of year when the Cleveland Cavaliers are playing, the Browns are playing, and the Indians are laying plans to revive themselves in spring. Perhaps best of all, the Internal Revenue Service is in its late autumn slumber,...

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It's time for the playoffs in major league baseball, which means Cleveland Indians players will be watching the games on TV with the rest of us. Hope springs eternal, however, and if we look ahead to next year, we can picture the team picking up a...

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You're standing in a room with 115 other people. A blindfolded IRS agent walks in, spins around in the center of the room and then dramatically points a finger at one person. You. You have been chosen for an audit by the agent.

That's not how the...

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In reality TV, surviving is all about eating bugs, pretending to make friends with your rivals and not being voted off of the island. When it comes to surviving an audit by the Internal Revenue Service, life is more complicated. Experts say that...

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Receiving a letter from the IRS that your tax return has been selected for exam can be a frightening moment. If you are like most people and have never been through the IRS audit process it can seem very overwhelming – which is why it is always a...

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