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Paul Ryan Tears Into Official: 'Nobody Believes You'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) tore into IRS commissioner John Koskinen on Friday, saying he doesn't believe that many of ex-IRS official Lois Lerner's email...

Senate Confirms Next IRS Commissioner

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate voted Friday to confirm a retired corporate and government turnaround specialist to head the Internal Revenue Service, ...

Obama Nominating New IRS Commissioner

AP | NEDRA PICKLER and STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has chosen a retired corporate and government official with experience managing numerous organizations in cr...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Treasury Secretary Learned Of IRS Probe In Mid-March | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said Friday he was first informed of an IRS investigation of groups seeking tax-exempt status in mid-March, ...

Scandal, Scandal, Scandal

Christopher Bergin | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics
Christopher Bergin

In Washington, they throw the word scandal around with such abandon it's hard to know at any given time what it means.

Obama Names Budget Official To IRS Post

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will appoint senior White House budget officer Daniel Werfel to be acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Se...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama To Announce Replacement For IRS Head (UPDATE) | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: 4:40 p.m. -- Obama named Daniel Werfel as the new acting commissioner of the IRS Thursday afternoon. Werfel, who currently serves as the cont...

IRS Commissioner Learned Of Tea Party Targeting In May 2012

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 07.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Acting Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Steven T. Miller repeatedly failed to tell Congress that tea party groups were being i...

IRS Announces Crack Down

AP | CURT ANDERSON | Posted 02.07.2013 | Business

MIAMI -- With tax filing season heating up, an aggressive Internal Revenue Service crackdown is targeting the growing problem of criminals who use sto...

The Other Cliff (Hint: It's in Your Tax Return)

Christopher Bergin | Posted 01.30.2013 | Business
Christopher Bergin

So, welcome to the other cliff. In Washington, our lawmakers continue to treat the cliffs they created like a game of chicken in a classic James Dean movie. And we all get to sit in the back seat.

My Letter to the Romney Campaign: Answer the Amnesty Question, Verify and We're Done

Paul Abrams | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Like you, I would like to get back to the big issues. But, my readings about Watergate prevent me from shirking my civic responsibility in putting to rest one of Nixon's own criteria: "The American people are entitled to know whether their president is a crook".

IRS: Tax Refunds Could Be Delayed Due To Government Shutdown

Bloomberg | Richard Rubin and Steven Sloan | Posted 05.31.2011 | Business

Internal Revenue Service Commissioner Douglas Shulman said the Obama administration has not decided whether the IRS would process tax returns and issu...