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A building housing a synagogue and Jewish day school in Worcester, a city in central Massachusetts, has been seized by the Internal Revenue Service.
Yeshiva Achei Tmimim synagogue and Yeshiva Academy day school in Worcester were seized for “nonpayment of internal revenue taxes,”...
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The Los Angeles-based Kabbalah Centre is under investigation by the Internal Revenue Service’s criminal division.
The probe reportedly also involves two charities that are connected with Madonna, the...
January 12, 2006 | 7:00 pm
The plural of "mensch" has always been "menschen" ("Mensches: Some Big-Hearted Angelenos You Would Be Proud to Know," Jan. 6). Come Purim, will we read about "hamentasches"?
I was impressed, though, by the dedication of those featured in the accompanying article.
November 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm
For a church facing an assault from the Internal Revenue Service, the outspoken clergy of All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena acted neither fearful nor repentant Sunday.
The IRS is "welcome in our pews," said Rector J. Edwin Bacon to loud applause, but "not welcome in our...
April 8, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Get rid of your old car, help out a charity and get a write-off. What could be easier?
With the April 15 IRS deadline drawing near, charities are tapping taxpayer frustration by increasing their appeals for vehicle donations. But a proposed government crackdown on the value donors...