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Tag: IRS Scandal

What happened? The Cause of Action v. TIGTA Lawsuit

Recently, the media and blogosphere has erupted with claims that another “IRS Scandal” is in the mix. The implication from many covering the new scandal is that the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration is basically in contempt of court, and is blatantly ignoring the order of a DC District Court judge to release certain…

IRS Cautions: Terrorist Organizations Cannot get Tax Exempt Status

So, HuffPo is getting a little bit worked up about the new streamlined IRS procedures, which will allow non-profits to start fundraising right away without waiting at least several months and filing out a 26-page form. See, the Huffington Post (also Time Magazine) thinks that these new procedures will result in “dark money” proponents committing…

Lois Lerner Retires

Lois Lerner, the former head of the IRS unit accused of targeting Tea Party groups for additional scrutiny when they applied for 501(4)(c) tax exempt status has retired. Lerner has been on administrative leave since May. Since that time, we have seen other changes at the IRS. In May, Stephen T. Miller, the acting Commissioner of Internal…