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Boom! IRS Admits Guilt

This news is relatively huge: Two years after activists for same-sex marriage obtained the confidential tax return and donor list of a national group opposed to redefining marriage, the Internal Revenue Service has admitted wrongdoing and agreed to settle the resulting lawsuit. The Daily Signal has learned that, under a consent judgment [Tuesday], the IRS […]

The ‘Missing’ IRS Emails

It’s a cover-up — obstruction of justice — and everybody knows it, because the subpoenaed e-mails simply cannot be “lost”: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) said it can’t provide emails sent between 2009 and 2011 that were requested by congressional investigators because of hard drive crashes. The agency said that emails stored on dead drives […]

IRS Obstruction of Justice

Could it possibly be more obvious? Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Charles Boustany Jr., M.D. (R-LA) revealed that the Committee’s early work into “lost” IRS emails show the problem is much bigger than the IRS initially admitted to. In addition to Lois Lerner’s emails, the IRS cannot […]

Call Implausible IRS Lie About ‘Lost’ Emails What It Is: Obstruction of Justice

Democrats lie routinely and habitually, and are accustomed to having their lies accepted without question by the media. It is therefore significant that the media are openly mocking the preposterous claim that Lois Lerner’s emails have been “lost”: Last Friday afternoon, the Internal Revenue Service claimed that Lois Lerner, a former executive tasked with overseeing […]

Contempt of Congress

Lois Lerner, under the bus: The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to hold a former Internal Revenue Service official in contempt of Congress for refusing to cooperate with an ongoing investigation into the agency’s special targeting of groups with “tea party” or “patriot” in their names that were seeking tax-exempt status. On a 231 to […]

IRS Scandal: Smoking Gun?

Using the tax agency to criminalize conservatives? Judicial Watch today released a new batch of internal IRS documents revealing that former IRS official Lois Lerner communicated with the Department of Justice (DOJ) about whether it was possible to criminally prosecute certain tax-exempt entities. The documents were obtained as a result of an October 2013 Judicial Watch Freedom […]

RNC Sues IRS for Stonewalling

The Republican National Committee today filed a federal lawsuit, accusing the Internal Revenue Service of illegally failing to comply with Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests: The RNC believes the undue delay in producing the requested documents is unacceptable and inexcusable, given that many of these documents have been already produced to other requesting entities. […]

Found scribbled on the back of a 1040X

– compiled by Wombat-socho Apologies for the lack of posting, but the last couple of days in the tax mines have been pretty hellacious. I’ve basically had time to do nothing but prepare taxes, eat, sleep, excrete, and clean up so I can go back to doing taxes. Regular posting (or something like it) should […]

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