IRS

IRS-FEC Collusion Invades Privacy

Caroline May, Daily Caller

A conservative government watchdog obtained emails revealing that the IRS sent conservative groups’ private tax exemption application and tax return info to the Federal Elections Commission, in violation of federal law.

Privacy is a Conservative Cause

ConservativeHQ chairman Richard Viguerie calls on the right to mobilize to stop Barack Obama’s surveillance state. 

OCare & IRS Tax-Credit Scandal

Byron York, Human Events

With the arrival of Obamacare, the question of improper payments by the IRS, already an ongoing scandal, might soar to a new level, finally demanding Congressional action.

Did O Draw IRS-TeaParty Target Map?

Fred Lucas, The Blaze

“The president of the United States gave the IRS a road map to investigate the tea party in the United States,” said David French, senior counsel to the conservative American Center for Law and Justice.

IRS Plays Politics W/ Shutdown

Dan Reihl, Breitbart

With the IRS now claiming that tax refunds will be delayed because of the recent government shut-down, it's worth highlighting that the same was true last year.

Dr. Carson Visited by IRS

Jeff Poor, Daily Caller

Dr. Ben Carson revealed that he had received a visit from the IRS following his much-noted remarks at a National Prayer Breakfast earlier this year.

Immunity for Lois Lerner?

Patrick Howley, Daily Caller

The lawyers for retiring Lois Lerner are negotiating with Darrell Issa’s House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about possibly gaining immunity to testify again in the IRS investigative hearings.

IRS Aimed at Anti-Obama 'Propaganda'

Gregory Korte, USA Today

Newly uncovered IRS documents show the agency flagged 162 political groups based on the content of their literature, particularly those with "anti-Obama rhetoric," and Tea Party "propaganda."

IRS Preaches Right Wing Conspiracy

Patrick Howley, Daily Caller

A Dem congressman condemned a “right-wing conspiracy” and said that voter ID laws could have prevented O’s presidency during a '12 event in which the IRS coached black ministers in how to engage in campaign activity.

Tea Party Groups Suing IRS, Obama

Right Scoop Staff

25 conservative groups have filed suit against the IRS and Eric Holder, alleging that the Obama administration unlawfully targeted the groups because of their political beliefs and obstructed their applications.

Focus on the Real Obamacare Tax

Paul Mulshine, New Jersey Star-Ledger

The individual mandate is not O-care’s worst feature – it’s the hidden tax on the middle class.

Are Ratings and Turnout Connected?

Michael Barone, Washington Examiner

MSNBC’s ratings are way down compared to August of 2012 – will liberal voter turnout coincide?

IRS Breaking Copyright Laws?

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times

A new audit finds that the IRS is using some software that it hasn’t paid for, and is paying for other programs its employees don't use. The agency could be violating copyright laws.

IRS Still Targeting Tea Party?

Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner

An IRS agent involved in reviewing tax exempt applications from conservative groups told a committee investigator that the IRS is still targeting Tea Party groups, three months after the IRS scandal erupted.

GOP Widens IRS-FEC Probe

John D. McKinnon, Wall Street Journal

Issa asked the FEC for records of all FEC contacts with IRS officials, which highlights suspicion that IRS helped the FEC probes of right groups.

Issa Wants Expansion of IRS Probe

Cathy Burke, Newsmax

Issa wants to open up a new front in an IRS investigation, focusing on the treatment of conservative groups that were already granted tax-exempt status.

IRS: Yep, We Messed Up Badly

Dave Boyer and Ben Wolfgang, Washington Times

Treasury admitted that confidential candidate and donor records were improperly scrutinized. Why won’t DOJ prosecute?

GOP Aims to Curb Fed Agencies

Mike Allen, Politico

Cantor plans a vote on halting IRS implementation and enforcement of Obamacare. Is it too late?

200 IRS Employees Work for Unions

Eliana Johnson, National Review Online

Two GOP Sens. point out that it's nonsense to use taxpayer resources to pay for union work.