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Feds to pay ‘generous’ settlement to tea party groups for targeting

Feds to pay ‘generous’ settlement to tea party groups for targeting

The government apologized Thursday for illegally targeting tea party groups for intrusive scrutiny and agreed to settlements with hundreds of organizations snared in the targeting, bringing to a close one of the more embarrassing episodes of the Obama administration.

It’s Nearly Impossible To Get Fired At The IRS For Tax Evasion

It’s Nearly Impossible To Get Fired At The IRS For Tax Evasion

More than 99 percent of the thousands of IRS employees investigated for violating federal tax laws in the last five years avoided termination and continued enforcing other Americans’ tax collections, according to an analysis by The Daily Caller News Foundation’s Investigative Group. The IRS fired only 74 of 9,176 workers investigated for tax noncompliance from […]

House Votes To Stop IRS From Collecting Nonprofit Donor’s Information

House Votes To Stop IRS From Collecting Nonprofit Donor’s Information

  In a 240-182 vote, vcialis 40mg the House passed legislation preventing the Internal Revenue Service from collecting personal information of those donating to tax-exempt nonprofits Tuesday. The Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act – spearheaded by House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight Chairman Peter Roskam – comes in the wake of […]

IRS tea party targeting accusations, legal issues persist after Justice ends probe

IRS tea party targeting accusations, legal issues persist after Justice ends probe

The IRS is still holding up the nonprofit applications of tea party groups, including one that has been waiting nearly six years for approval, as conservatives panned the Justice Department’s announcement last week that it had cleared the tax agency, and former senior executive Lois G. Lerner, of any wrongdoing. The Obama administration’s decision, outlined […]

Climate alarmists want us prosecuted under RICO

Climate alarmists want us prosecuted under RICO

IRS can’t verify illegal immigrant IDs, vulnerable to fraud: Audit

IRS can’t verify illegal immigrant IDs, vulnerable to fraud: Audit

The IRS cannot verify that illegal immigrants are who they say they are, the tax agency’s inspector general reported Thursday in a new study that says the government doesn’t have the tools to validate foreign governments’ identifying documents, and could be paying refunds without truly knowing who it’s sending them to. IRS agents also don’t […]

FreedomWorks Submits Comment Opposing IRS Rules Changes, Calls for Field Hearings

FreedomWorks Submits Comment Opposing IRS Rules Changes, Calls for Field Hearings

First the Conservatives, then who? The IRS is re-defining social welfare group activity to regulate tea party and patriot groups out of existence By Jacqueline Bodnar Washington, DC- After months of educating citizens on proposed IRS rules changes that would cripple and effectively eliminate 501(c)(4) civic engagement activity, FreedomWorks submitted official comments to the IRS […]