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IRS Disclosed Tax Records of Political Donors, Candidates

The Internal Revenue Service illegally disclosed the confidential tax records of polotical donors or candidates for office on four occasions since 2006, according to the Treasury Department inspector general, but the Department of Justice did not prosecute the cases. Inspector general J. Show More Summary

TIGTA: IRS Does Not Comply With Law in 30% of Seizures of Taxpayers' Property

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration yesterday released Fiscal Year 2013 Review of Compliance With Legal Guidelines When Conducting Seizures of Taxpayers’ Property (2013-30-061): Taking a taxpayer’s property for unpaid tax is commonly referred to as a “seizure.” To ensure that taxpayers’ rights are protected in this process, the...

Inspector General: 'No Indication' IRS Targeted Progressives Like Tea Party

J. Russell George, the Treasury Department's inspector general for tax administration and author of the May 14 TIGTA report on Tea Party targeting by the IRS, sent a letter dated Wednesday to Congressman Sandy Levin (D-MI) in which he...Show More Summary

The IRS Inspector General Must Resign, Ctd

A reader writes: You concluded that the Treasury IG for Tax Administration “must go” – based, in appears, in part on the characterization of the situation on Rachel Maddow’s blog. Aren’t you and your reader rushing to judgment much like, although in the opposite direction of, Darrell Issa?  The situation is more complicated than Issa […]

Watchdog defends review of IRS conservative scrutiny

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, facing criticism of his findings that tax authorities targeted Tea Party-linked groups for extra scrutiny, said his office did not find evidence that the term "progressives"...

Confused

I'm confused by the responses from Russell George, Treasury's inspector general for tax administration, to Rep. Levin's questions about recent developments in the IRS controversy - specifically news that progressive keywords were apparently also flagged as Tea Party ones were....

Tax Roundup, 6/26/2013: Trashing TIGTA. Also: preparer regulation appeal trial date set.

The Treasury Inspector General is coming under fire for not revealing that left-side organizations were includied in some of the [...]

IRS Spent Taxpayer Money on Porn, Wine, Bathtub Toys, Popcorn Machine and More

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration has released a new report showing abuse and waste of taxpayer dollars on everything from...

TIGTA: IRS Credit Cards Used for Wine, Porn, $100 Lunches, $140 Dinners

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration yesterday released The Purchase Card Program Lacks Consistent Oversight to Identify and Address Inappropriate Use (2013-10-056): For the two fiscal years ending September 30, 2011, the IRS made more than 273,000 micro-purchases totaling nearly $108 million using purchase cards and convenience checks. The...

The Internal IRS Whitewash of the Great Tea Party Purge: We Need A Special Prosecutor

On Tuesday night the report of the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration on the great Tea Party purge was released. This is a terrible report. Just begin reading it and you will quickly realize that you...

Over 1,000 IRS Workers Misused Govt Charge Cards, 325 Bad Checks Written

The IRS may insist that you pay you taxes on time or they’ll come after you, but the agency isn’t quite so harsh when it comes to their own. The Treasury Inspector General (IG) for Tax Administration has revealed that in fiscal years...Show More Summary

Terrific… IRS Agents Misused Credit Cards and Bounced 325 Checks in a Year

This ought to bring you comfort… IRS agents misused credit cards and bounced 325 checks in one year. CNS News reported: The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration revealed in a recently released audit report that in fiscal years 2010 … Continue reading ?

$50K for Parody Videos? IRS Spending Report: The Greatest Hits

The newly released report on IRS spending from the Treasury inspector general for tax administration is receiving a great deal of attention -- and for good reason. The nation’s tax authority spent $49 million on 225 conferences across the country between 2010 and 2012 -- and that is only the beginning of its fiscal abuses. Show More Summary

Tax Roundup, 6/5/2013: IRS line-dancing edition. And stimulus that works!

The IRS spent $4.1 million on a single internal conference in Anaheim, reports the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.  Sure, [...]

The IRS Scandal, Day 27

Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration: Review of the August 2010 Small Business/Self-Employed Division’s Conference in Anaheim, California (2013-10-037) IRS: IRS Key Facts: TIGTA Conference Report House Ways & Means Committee...Show More Summary

This Is What The IRS Spends Your Money On

Moments ago, the Treasury inspector general for tax administration, the same source as the crushing report exposing the IRS persecution of conservative groups, released a report highlighting the spending and "questionable expensing" by IRS staff who blew through $49 million across 225 conferences between 2010 and 2012. Show More Summary

New report reveals charges of 'excessive' IRS spending on conference

A new investigative report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) reveals charges of “excessive spending” by the Internal Revenue Service related to a 2010 conference held in Anaheim, Calif. The report, released Tuesday afternoon, de …

Living Large: IRS Spent $4.1 Million Dollars on a Single Conference in California

According to a report issued Tuesday by Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration [TIGTA], the IRS spent $4.1 million dollars on a single...

Inspector General: IRS Scandal 'Unprecedented' Abuse of Power

On Monday, J. Russell George, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, said the IRS's targeting of conservatives was an "unprecedented breach" of the public trust. In responding to questions from Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR)...Show More Summary

IRS Spent $50 Million On Employee Conferences, Investigators Say

10 months agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

The IRS reportedly spent $50 million on hundreds of employee conferences between 2010 and 2012. An audit by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) on the matter will be released on Tuesday. The report shows that the IRS spent excessive amounts of money on several conferences for employees in the IRS Small Business-Self-Employed [...]Show More Summary

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