Does the IRS know how to tax Bitcoins?

It's someone's money and the IRS wants its cut. However, it doesn't seem like anyone knows how virtual currencies are going to be handled by the tax authorities.

IRS wants your medical records

It seems that US authorities are desperate to populate its Big Brother databases on its citizens.

Now the US taxman probes Google

The world's tax men are ganging up to take on the creative accountants at the likes of Google, who have been allegedly engineering some fairly staggering tax evasion moves.

Turbotax wants to file your taxes by phone

You can now file your taxes without ever needing to turn on a computer.

Facebook less popular than filing a tax return

People may be using Facebook more than ever before, but that doesn't mean they like it.

IRS mulls tighter security for electronic filing

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is poised to implement a new security procedure that will make it harder for tax professionals to access the agency's electronic filing portal.

IRS still failing to keep taxpayer information secure

Despite warnings, the IRS is continuing to put taxpayer information at risk, according to a report from the Government Accountability Office.

Obama's Feds trawl Facebook for criminal leads

Were you worried about the Bush administration slowly eroding personal freedom? 

Well, Obama's Feds are reportedly trawling social networking sites such as Facebook in a disturbing effort to monitor suspicious and criminal behavior.