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Court Orders U.S. to Pay NOM $50K

NATIONAL | Jun 25
A federal court has ordered the U.S. government to pay $50,000 to National Organization for Marriage

IRS Video Makes Same-Sex Spouse Filing Simple

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Mar 7
As the countdown to April 15th begins, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released a new video to their YouTube channel aimed at assisting married same-sex couples maneuver their taxes in a post-Windsor era.

Okla. Tax Commission to Return Same-Sex Couple Payments

LOCAL | Nov 11
A small number of Oklahoma same-sex couples have received returned payments from the state Tax Commission, which turned down their recently amended filings that claimed married status.

GOP Leader Warns Attack On Free Speech

POLITICS | By Donna Cassata | Jun 21
The Senate Republican leader, who last year accused the Obama administration of Nixon-style dirty tricks, says the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups is part of a broader government assault on free speech.

’Modern Family’ Star’s Marriage Equality Group Targeted by IRS

CELEBRITIES | By Jason St. Amand | Jun 6
Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s marriage equality group was apparently one of the several organizations targeted by the IRS for special scrutiny.

Religious Groups Say They Were Scrutinized by IRS

CORPORATE | By Emery Dalesio and Henry C. Jackson | May 16
Two conservative religious groups say they were also the subject of unusual scrutiny from the Internal Revenue Service.

House Divided: Gay Couples With a Mortgage

FINANCE | By David Ellis | Apr 3
A recent decision by a tax court means that legally recognized same-sex couples cannot take separate deductions on mortgage interest, even though the federal government doesn’t recognize their union.

Media Matters Founder Says Ex Blackmailed Him for $850K

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 28
The founder of the liberal watchdog group Media Matters, David Brock, was blackmailed for $850,000 by his ex-partner, William Grey.

IRS pitches tax credit for health insurance

FINANCE | May 17
Pitching President Barack Obama’s health care law to skeptical business owners, the IRS on Monday will announce ground rules for small firms wishing to claim a new federal tax credit for health insurance.

Gay couples sue Calif. pension fund over insurance

NATIONAL | Apr 14
Three gay couples are suing California’s giant public pension fund and the Internal Revenue Service to make long-term care insurance available to the same-sex spouses of state government workers.

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