Why are government records redacted?

Answer Government records are mostly available, upon request, for perusal by members of the public, according to the terms of the Freedom of Information Act. There are, however, several provisions for red... Read More »

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Are all Tennessee government agencies required to comply with open records or public records?

In general, all government agencies in Tennessee must comply with the Open Records Act. However, there are exceptions. For instance, according to an opinion issued by Tennessee's Office of Open Rec... Read More »

How to Search Government Records?

Searching government records is sometimes tedious and time-consuming, but it has become much easier as government agencies embrace online archiving systems that allow citizens to search and access ... Read More »

Basic Structure of Government & Census Records?

The basic structure of government and census records interacts together to determine economic data and demographical statistics. This information is gathered by the Bureau of the Census in cooperat... Read More »

Does e-filing open one's financial records to the government?

Tax returns that are submitted electronically to the IRS (efiled) are safe, secure and private. In fact, the IRS guarantees the safety and security of efiled tax records. There is no difference b... Read More »