At the Trump Doral outside Miami, payday lenders celebrated the potential death of a rule intended to protect their customers. They couldn't have done it without President Donald Trump and his latest deregulator, Kathleen Kraninger.
As the agency's ability to audit the rich crumbles, its scrutiny of the poor has held steady in recent years. Meanwhile, a new study shows that audits of poor taxpayers make them far less likely to claim credits they might be entitled to.
Intuit, the maker of TurboTax, created and promoted a "military discount" that charges service members who are eligible to file for free.
In southwest Connecticut, the gap between rich and poor is wider than anywhere else in the country. Invisible walls created by local zoning boards and the state government block affordable housing and, by extension, the people who need it.
A private and influential legal group you've never heard of is about to vote on what critics call a fundamental rollback of consumer rights.
Ethics reforms championed by then-Gov. Bobby Jindal in 2008 have created loopholes that have greatly limited the power of the state's Ethics Board to police lawmakers.
A dubious project raises serious questions about the world's most prestigious consulting firm and its work for corruption-plagued regimes.
TurboTax successfully lobbied to keep the IRS from offering free tax prep. Now it's pretending the government already does it.
Governor Matt Bevin has offered no solution to the boondoggle he inherited, a plan to bring high-speed internet to Kentucky's remote corners.
The makers of TurboTax as well as H&R Block promised the IRS to offer free filing for many Americans. But they're keeping Google from seeing it.
Six years after it was excoriated for allegedly targeting conservative organizations, the agency has largely given up on regulating an entire category of nonprofits. The result: More dark money gushes into the political system.
For many people, filing for bankruptcy is a luxury that's out of reach. A new report by the primary bankruptcy professional organization is full of recommendations that, if implemented, could help change that.
A bill supported by Democrats and Republicans would make permanent a program that bars the IRS from ever developing its own online tax filing service.
Ten years ago, the tax agency formed a special team to unravel the complex tax-lowering strategies of the nation's wealthiest people. But with big money — and Congress — arrayed against the team, it never had a chance.
"Institutions in the Jewish world have long known about his behavior, and they have looked the other way," said one of seven women who have recounted Steinhardt making sexual requests.
Since Freddie Gray's death in 2015, violent crime has spiked to levels unseen for a quarter century. How order collapsed in an American city.
Companies cash in by calling physicians "Super Doctor," "Best Doctor" or "Top Doctor" and then selling them opportunities to boast about the honor. Experts call the accolades a scam. Giving me one highlights the absurdity.
Richard Vorder Bruegge, the most prominent member of the Forensic Audio, Video and Image Analysis Unit, veered from his original conclusions in at least three cases.
Nearly 30 years after crossing the US-Mexico border as an undocumented child, a reporting trip brought me back to that very stretch. The memories followed.
Secret portions of a lawsuit allege that Purdue Pharma, controlled by the Sackler family, considered capitalizing on the addiction treatment boom — while going to extreme lengths to boost sales of its controversial opioid.