Internal Revenue Service

Concern IRS Rule Could Impact Private School Scholarships

Advocates of a state-supported private school scholarship program are concerned that donations could drop under proposed new IRS rules. The program, known as the Alabama Accountability Act, gives donors an income tax break for donations to groups that provide private school scholarships. Currently, donors get a dollar-for-dollar reduction on their state income tax bill, and can also claim a federal…

IRS Employee Pleads Guilty in Tax Fraud Scheme

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Federal prosecutors in Alabama say an IRS employee has pleaded guilty in scheme involving more than $1 million in tax fraud. Authorities said Tuesday that 39-year-old Nakeisha Hall pleaded guilty to theft of government funds, aggravated identity theft, unauthorized access to a protected computer and conspiracy to commit bank and mail fraud. Federal prosecutors say Hall…