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  • Street walkers are still around, but escorts have taken to the Web and seen a surge of interest and a perceived lower risk of arrest.

  • Santelli Exchange: IRS crash

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Senator Orrin Hatch, (R-Utah), about the IRS email scandal. Senator Hatch says the crash looks terrible and the emails are probably gone forever.

  • Kudlow: IRS has no credibility

    Discussing the IRS email controversy, with CNBC's Larry Kudlow, and CNBC contributor Jared Bernstein. Kudlow says the IRS has consistently misled the House Ways and Means Committee.

  • IRS faces cover-up allegations

    IRS commissioner John Koskinen is under fire over claims that specific emails of ex-official Lois Lerner are gone forever because a hard drive was destroyed, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Are emails ever really gone forever?

    In the wake of claims by the IRS that Lois Lerner's emails from 2009 to 2011 are missing, Alex McGeorge, Immunity, discusses if it's plausible that emails of an IRS official could vanish.

  • How to protect yourself from bogus IRS agents

    CNBC contributor Herb Weisbaum explains how consumers can combat an alarming trend in the underworld of tax fraud -- crooks pretending to be IRS or U.S. Treasury agents calling about a problem with your tax return. It's a scam that continues long after tax season officially ends.

  • The IRS will revamp rules made to curb political activity by nonprofits after receiving more than 150,000 comments. The NYT reports.

  • Mike Corral cuts branches from a marijuana plant as he prepares a harvest in Davenport, Calif.

    The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation wants weed growers to know that, at least at the federal level, the times they aren't a-changing.

  • Bogus billions: IRS' $13b problem

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow and Eamon Javers discuss the $13 billion in improper tax credits paid out by the IRS. Kudlow says the IRS is rife with problems and is poorly managed

  • IRS under fire for bad refunds

    The IRS reportedly paid out $13 billion in improper tax credits last year by mistake. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.

  • IRS Internal Revenue Service

    The Internal Revenue Service paid more than $13 billion in tax credits last year to people who may not have qualified.

  • IRS Commissioner Koskinen said the IRS will audit 100,000 fewer individuals this year as part of congressionally mandated cuts to the agency's budget.

  • U.S. drugmaker Pfizer proposed buying AstraZeneca for about 58.8 billion pounds ($98.7 billion) in what would rank as the industry's biggest-ever takeover, surpassing Pfizer's $64 billion purchase of Wyeth in 2009.

    The Obama administration is focused on finding ways to curb tax-motivated reincorporations to other countries by U.S. businesses.

  • IRS setting poor example?

    Why the IRS hands out bonuses to its employees, even those who may owe back taxes, with Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform founder & president.

  • Some IRS employees not paying taxes? Still get bonuses

    A recent report shows that over 1,000 IRS employees with "federal tax compliance problems" received more than $1 million in bonuses. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports.

  • Tax fraud day?

    Tax day is here and while many are rushing to file on time, others are ready to fraudulently claim a refund.

  • Your odds of an IRS audit

    CNBC's Robert Frank and CNBC contributor Ben White take a look at what's likely to trigger an audit by the tax man.

  • Taxing times

    April 15th is just days away, but there's no need to panic. Personal Finance Correspondent Sharon Epperson shares her top tips for getting your taxes in on time and error-free.

  • Why we're not saving for college

    A new study found only half of parents with children under 18 years old are saving for college, and as CNBC's Sharon Epperson reports, most of them say it's because they don't have the money.

  • Money-saving advice for last minute tax filers

    There's one week to go before your federal taxes are due. Now, if you haven't done you 1040s yet, there's still some time and if you're a last-minute filer, Sharon Epperson has some money-saving advice on getting the most out of your return.