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December 21, 1993 | Associated Press
This year's federal income tax forms aren't due for delivery until after the first of the year, but random sightings are already being reported. Because millions of tax forms have to be delivered, the Internal Revenue Service ships them to local post offices in advance, marked for delivery at a specific date. The 1993 forms are due for delivery Jan. 3. But every year a few get delivered early, and this year is no exception.
February 10, 1992 | STEPHANIE STASSEL
Low-income and elderly taxpayers can receive free help in preparing their income tax forms from a group of retired senior citizens in east Ventura County. Thirty-two trained volunteers from the Conejo Valley Retired Senior Volunteer Program have already helped about 100 people with federal and state tax forms since the annual project started last week, said Norm Glowienke, a retired Agoura Hills accountant who is coordinating the program.
December 27, 1985 | United Press International
The Internal Revenue Service on Thursday began mailing 87 million 1985 income tax forms to taxpayers with a special message inside: an apology for last year's delays and computer foul-ups. In a letter on the front of this year's forms, IRS Commissioner Roscoe Egger Jr. reminded taxpayers to report all of their income and apologized for the computer jam-up that delayed refunds to millions of taxpayers.
January 31, 1994 | From a commentary by Raoul Lowery Contreras in La Prensa San Diego, a weekly published Fridays
The Internal Revenue Service is experimenting with Spanish-language income tax forms in heavily Mexican American San Diego and Cuban American Miami in an effort to make it easier for people to pay their income taxes. There is resistance to the program, however. Some complain around these lines: "We shouldn't do anything to encourage people not to learn English"; "We shouldn't spend $100,000 on Spanish-language materials"; "English should be the only language of America."
October 16, 1996 | ANNA CEKOLA
A Huntington Beach physician was sentenced to 21 months in federal prison and fined $40,000 Friday for filing false income tax returns. Dr. Nagesh Shetty, 51, owner and attending physician of Harbor Newport Medical Clinic in Costa Mesa, failed to report more than $400,000 in taxable income from 1987 to 1989, according to Assistant U.S. Atty. Kimberly Dunne, who prosecuted the case. The sentence by U.S. District Judge Gary L.
April 6, 1985 | From a Times Staff Writer
Federal agents with a grand jury indictment Friday arrested author and tax protester Irwin A. Schiff just as he was about to go on the air at a Sacramento radio station, Internal Revenue Service officials said here. The indictment, handed down Thursday in New Haven, Conn., accuses Schiff, 57, of Hamden, Conn., author of anti-tax books, of failing to pay $49,000 in income taxes from 1980 through 1982.
January 31, 1998 | EDWARD M. YOON
Beginning today, people earning $40,000 or less a year, minorities or those with disabilities can receive free help in preparing their federal and state income tax forms from Cal State Northridge students through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. More than 300 CSUN student volunteers will help people at 18 VITA centers in the Valley and Los Angeles.
Lynne Meredith, an antitax activist who speaks frequently at seminars across the country, once boasted that she has never paid income taxes and hasn't received so much as a letter or phone call from the Internal Revenue Service. All that changed Monday, however, when federal authorities chose the tax-filing deadline to arrest Meredith and six colleagues on charges that they bilked victims out of more than $6 million in a worldwide tax fraud scam.
December 29, 1992 | From Associated Press
Pity the poor letter carriers. Just as they empty their mail bags of holiday greeting cards and packages, Uncle Sam is about to fill their sacks with income tax forms. The Internal Revenue Service said Monday that more than 107 million federal income tax packages are due to go in the mail starting Saturday, but some may be sent earlier. But the IRS added that many letter carriers will find their loads lighter later in the year.
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