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Irs Controversy

Judge Tosses Lawsuit Against IRS By Conservative Groups

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics

A federal judge tossed a lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service by True the Vote Inc. and other tea party groups, saying there's no ongoing cont...

House Passes Bill Highlighting IRS Controversy

AP | By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House passed three bills designed to highlight complaints that the IRS mistreated conservative political groups when they appl...

Justice Department To Investigate Missing IRS Emails

AP | By ERIC TUCKER | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is investigating the circumstances behind the disappearance of emails from a former senior Internal Revenue...

IRS Surrenders, Won't Check Whether Political Nonprofits Are Breaking The Law

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

The Internal Revenue Service has decided to award most nonprofit groups tax exemption status without being screened, Time reported Sunday. IRS Comm...

This Is NOT A Good Look For The IRS

AP | By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 12.23.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 700 employees of Internal Revenue Service contractors owe $5.4 million in back taxes, said a report Wednesday by the agency...

Cold Water Thrown On GOP Claims Of Anti-Tea Party Bias

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics

(Adds further from testimony, audit probe details) By Kim Dixon WASHINGTON, July 16 (Reuters) - A top Democrat investiga...

Issa To Hold Hearing On IRS Flap

Reuters | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

By Kim Dixon WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters) - Internal Revenue Service officials from Washington and the Cincinnati office at the cent...

Sam Stein

Darrell Issa: Releasing Full IRS Transcripts Now Would Be 'Reckless'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One week after he released partial transcripts of interviews with IRS officials involved in the scandal surrounding the targeting of con...

Scandals Expose Right Wing Hypocrisy

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

It’s pretty rich, isn’t it, to see conservatives, not so long ago such ferocious guardians of presidential prerogative, suddenly acting as if they...

IRS Rarely Denies Applications From 'Social Welfare' Groups

Center For Public Integrity | Michael Beckel | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

By Michael Beckel Center for Public Integrity During its past four fiscal years, the Internal Revenue Service has formally denied the applicat...

Tea Party Looks To Take Advantage Of Scandal

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Is the tea party getting its groove back? Shouts of vindication from around the country suggest the movement's leaders certai...