Lawyer went all the way to Tax Court with attempt to write off prostitutes and porn as medical deductions.
Instead of getting a tax refund, you can keep the money to use during the year.
Value assigned to reward points is low, plus you have to pay a fee.
Previous fraud prompts IRS to require paper documents to claim home buyer tax credit, which will delay refunds.
Feds say player owes $2.2 million in back taxes and penalties; he sues and says the agency has treated him badly.
Agency produces informational videos to explain tax issues to public.
Reform proposals would give agency significant responsibility.
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