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Complicated Rules Sow Confusion

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A century of laws and rules curbing political activity by tax-exempt organizations has left us with this: One statute says to quali...

Agency Under Siege Has Long History Of Tough Scrutiny

Reuters | Posted 08.03.2013 | Politics

By Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON, June 3 (Reuters) - Internal Revenue Service staff have a long history of discouraging applications ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Obama To Announce Replacement For IRS Head (UPDATE)

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House Democratic Leader Defends Obama In IRS Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.), the second-ranking Democrat in the House, said Wednesday he supports the Obama administration's ouster of Stev...

Sam Stein

Obama Forces IRS Head's Resignation

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama announced on Wednesday that Steven Miller, the acting director of the Internal Revenue Service, had resigned amid...

FBI Launching Probe Of IRS

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Hurrying to check a growing controversy, President Barack Obama ousted the acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service late...

Jon Ward

IRS Boss May Have Known Of Tea Party Targeting For 3 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– At least one senior IRS official knew the agency was targeting tea party groups with what the agency later called "troubling question...