Wilmington seafood distributor pleads guilty to tax evasion
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:04pm.

A Wilmington seafood distributor pleaded guilty today to federal tax evasion, according to the US Justice Department and the IRS. Prosecutors say Jeffrey Wayne Scott, 48, admitted to one count of willfully attempting to evade his personal income tax.

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IRS: Think ahead, don't fall for scams as April 15 nears
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Wed, 04/09/2014 - 11:46am.

videoAs the April 15 tax filing deadline approaches, the IRS wants to remind you to think ahead and be careful of scammers targeting taxpayers.

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Hagan talks Farm Bill, White House controversies
Submitted by Kevin Wuzzardo on Thu, 05/23/2013 - 6:30pm.

videoIt's growing season on farms in the Tar Heel State. Meanwhile in Washington questions continue to grow about how the White House has handled several high-profile controversies.

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NC Democratic chair owes $286,000 in back taxes
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/27/2013 - 2:06pm.

Court records show the new head of the North Carolina Democratic Party owes nearly $290,000 in back taxes and penalties.

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Caremerica CEO, CFO sentenced for tax fraud
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 5:33pm.

video Ronald E. Burrell, former chief executive officer (CEO) of Caremerica Inc., and Michael R. Elliott, former chief financial officer (CFO) of Caremerica Inc., were sentenced today in Wilmington, the Justice Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced.

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NC Republicans file IRS complaint against critics
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 07/18/2012 - 12:50pm.

The North Carolina Republican Party is accusing several liberal-leaning advocacy groups of violating federal tax rules by working together this year to oppose GOP legislative candidates.

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IRS offers free options for online tax filing
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 5:14pm.

video Tax time. It's the time of year you either get a refund or give the government even more money. Either way, if you're looking to save a little cash, did you know you can file your federal taxes for free?

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FIRST ON 3: IRS hits Navassa with $35k penalty
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/13/2012 - 4:26pm.

videoThe IRS has issued a nearly $35,000 fine to the Town of Navassa. When reached by phone this morning, Mayor Eulis Willis said the council has not yet talked about the penalty, but it does have the town's lawyer working on it.

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IRS estimate: 17 percent of taxes owed went unpaid
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 01/06/2012 - 4:02pm.

The Internal Revenue Service is estimating that people and businesses underpaid their taxes by $450 billion in the most recent year studied.

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Obamas paid $453,770 taxes on $1.7 million income
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 04/18/2011 - 2:27pm.

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, are reporting income of $1.728 million for last year, much of it from the sale of the president's books. They paid federal taxes of $453,770.

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