A government watchdog says the Internal Revenue Service is tormenting
struggling taxpayers in the midst of a slumping economy by increasing
the number of liens the agency has filed against people who owe back
While most of the four in 10 U.S. households who own an IRA don't plan
to convert those accounts to Roth IRAs this year, tens of thousands,
perhaps even hundreds of thousands, are deciding to take the conversion
step — and many are making some astonishing mistakes that experts say
could be avoided easily.