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Official At Heart Of IRS Scandal Retiring

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 11.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Facing a possible firing, the Internal Revenue Service official at the center of the agency's tea party scandal retired Monday, end...

GOP Rep Unveils New Details On IRS Scandal

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service continued to target conservative political groups even after approving their applications for tax-exem...

Curbs on Social-Welfare Groups Would Deprive Everyday Citizens of a Voice

Nan Aron | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics
Nan Aron

The Internal Revenue Service's clumsy handling of applications for social-welfare status in 2012 has triggered a rash of fevered responses along with some serious policy proposals.

Obama Nominee Faces 'Toughest' Job Of His Career

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics

By Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) - The man being nominated by the White House to fill one of the most thankless jo...

WATCH: IRS Parody Of 'The Apprentice' Cost HOW MUCH?!?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.08.2013 | Business

We don't know what's worse: An IRS-sponsored parody of "The Apprentice" (complete with fake Donald Trump), or the production value of said parody give...

Sam Stein

Newly Released IRS Docs Complicate 'Scandal' Narrative

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Officials at the Internal Revenue Service were encouraged to flag groups with the word "emerge" in their names as well as potential succ...

Tax Analysts v. Internal Revenue Service

Christopher Bergin | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics
Christopher Bergin

About a week ago I wrote a post, which noted that although Tax Analysts has been involved in various litigation with the IRS for more than 40 years, we were not founded to sue the IRS. Well, we just sued the IRS. Hypocritical? Not at all.

Republicans Still Pushing Fight Over Tea Party Scandal

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics

By Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON, Aug 13 (Reuters) - Two Republican lawmakers on Tuesday demanded that an Internal Revenue Service of...

Christina Wilkie

More Americans Decide Not To Be American

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The number of individuals who renounced their U.S. citizenship jumped to 1,131 in the second quarter of this year, a whopping sixfold in...

Issa To IRS: 'You Are Slow-Rolling Us'

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A GOP lawmaker accused the Internal Revenue Service of obstructing congressional investigations into the agency's targeting of tea party...

GOP Report Alleges Worse Targeting Of Conservatives In IRS Flap

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status were more closely scrutinized by the Internal Revenue Service than their progressive ...

Dems Reject Major GOP-Backed IRS Cuts

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats on Thursday rejected a bid by Republicans to cut back spending on transportation and housing programs to keep them...

Sam Stein

IRS Investigator 'Very Concerned' About Incomplete Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The inspector general behind the critical report about the IRS' targeting of tea party groups acknowledged Thursday that the information...

Michael McAuliff

Issa Compares Senior Dem Lawmaker To 'Little Boy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The latest hearing on the Internal Revenue Service's scrutiny of tea party and other groups turned heated Thursday, with House Oversight...

Sam Stein

Top Democrat On IRS Scandal: We Rushed To Judgement Too Quickly

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two months and one day after he first testified before Congress on the IRS' targeting of conservative groups, the inspector general behi...

Punish -- and Reform -- the IRS

Job Creators Alliance | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Job Creators Alliance

Americans have a right to demand that the Internal Revenue Service do its job without political bias. Yet today, the IRS has gone off the rails and decided political intimidation is part of the agency's mission. There is no question that Congress should investigate. Lawbreakers must be prosecuted.

IRS Nixes Agency Furlough Day

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 16 (Reuters) - The U.S. Internal Revenue Service said it was cancelling an agency shutdown that had been scheduled for Monday and r...

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...

IRS Watchdog To Testify Again

Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The investigator who wrote a scathing report about the Internal Revenue Service targeting co...

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...

Good News From the IRS for Job Seekers!

Ebong Eka | Posted 09.09.2013 | Small Business
Ebong Eka

For the last several years, the state of the economy has been a topic of discussion. For the unemployed, the economy has been an area of pain.

Republicans Seek To Punish IRS

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The GOP-controlled House unveiled slashing cuts to the budget of the Internal Revenue Service on Tuesday, punishing the beleaguered...

IRS Still Has Long To-Do List On Healthcare Laws

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

By Patrick Temple-West WASHINGTON, July 9 (Reuters) - A central part of President Barack Obama's 2010 healthcare law - a requirement t...

IRS Bonuses Face Steep Rollback

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Citing budget cuts, the Internal Revenue Service is canceling this year's employee bonuses for managers and is working to cancel bo...

Dark Money Group's Big Secret Exposed

ProPublica | Justin Elliott | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

Dark Money Group Spent on House Race, Then Told IRS It Didn't by Justin Elliott ProPublica, July 1, 2013, 9:45 a.m.S...