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The IRS Scandal, Day 788

Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration Report of Investigation, Exempt Organization Data Loss and Potential Obstruction of Justice: The investigation determined that there were six possible sources to examine in order to potentially recover the missing e-mails. These sources were LERNER's crashed hard drive, the backup or disaster recovery tapes,...

IRS gave tax-owing companies contracts worth $19 million

The Internal Revenue Service hasn't always followed the law when it comes to making business deals. Uh oh. Specifically, according to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), the IRS has violated the federal law that prevents it from doing business with businesses that haven't paid their taxes. Show More Summary

IRS shelled out $18.8 Million to Contractors who didn’t pay Back Taxes

Way to protect American taxpayer dollars, IRS. “The IRS granted 57 contracts worth $18.8 million to corporations with unpaid back taxes from 2012 to 2013, according to a March 26 Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) report.”

IRS erased backup tapes as Tea Party probe began

TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE J. Russell George, the Treasury inspector general for tax administration, will tell the House Oversight Committee today that IRS employees erased computer backup tapes a month after officials discovered that thousands of emails related to the agency’s Tea Party scandal were lost. Show More Summary

TIGTA: IRS Violated Federal Law By Awarding Millions In Contracts To Businesses With Unpaid Federal Taxes

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration today released Existing Procurement Practices Allowed Corporations With Federal Tax Debt to Obtain Contract Awards (2015-10-011): Beginning with Fiscal Year (FY) 2012, Federal law has prohibited the IRS from using appropriated funds to enter into a contract with a corporation that has certain...

TIGTA: IRS Can’t Verify Qualifications For Obamacare Subsidies

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration yesterday released Affordable Care Act: Assessment of Internal Revenue Service Preparation for Processing Premium Tax Credit Claims (2015-43-043): The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act created a refundable tax credit, referred to as the Premium Tax Credit (PTC), to assist individuals with the...

IRS, TIGTA Talk Tech, Identity Theft & Security At Congressional Hearing

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Earlier this week, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen and J. Russell George, The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), testified before members of Congress about the unauthorized access to the "Get Transcript" application on the IRS web site.

The IRS Scandal, Day 737

Wall Street Journal op-ed: How Congress Botched the IRS Probe, by Cleta Mitchell (Foley & Lardner, Washington, D.C.): Two years ago this week, a report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Information confirmed what hundreds of tea party, conservative, pro-life and pro-Israel organizations had long known: The Internal Revenue...

THE HILL: Tax cheats kept jobs at IRS, audit finds. The IRS fired just two out of every five emp…

THE HILL: Tax cheats kept jobs at IRS, audit finds. The IRS fired just two out of every five employees found to be tax cheats over a decade-long span, according to a new federal audit. Treasury’s inspector general for tax administration found that 1,580 employees willfully violated tax law from October 2003 to September 2013. […]

TIGTA: 61% of IRS Employees Who Cheated On Their Taxes Were Allowed To Keep Their Jobs

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration yesterday released Review of the Internal Revenue Service’s Process to Address Violations of Tax Law by Its Own Employees (2015-10-002): According to Section 1203 of the IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 (RRA 98), the IRS shall terminate employment of any IRS...

TIGTA: IRS Allowed $5.6 Billion In Erroneous Education Tax Credits

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration yesterday released Billions of Dollars in Potentially Erroneous Education Credits Continue to Be Claimed for Ineligible Students and Institutions (2015-40-027): The IRS still does not have effective processes to identify erroneous claims for education credits. Although the IRS has taken steps to address...

The IRS Scandal, Day 722

Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, Status of Actions Taken to Improve the Processing of Tax?Exempt Applications Involving Political Campaign Intervention: In a prior audit, TIGTA found that ineffective management resulted in 1) inappropriate criteria being used to identify for review organizations applying for tax-exempt status based on names and...

TIGTA Report On IRS Exempt Process - End Of The Beginning?

VideoIf you are weary of the interminable, never ending IRS scandal - now on Day 721 by the TaxProf count -, you may see a glimmer of hope in the report released today by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. The report is titled Status of Actions Taken to Improve the [...]

IRS Partnership Adjustments In Millions May Produce No Tax

You would think that if a partnership was audited and there was an income adjustment in the millions, that would be really bad news for the partners, but a report just released by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) indicates that such an adjustment might have no effect at [...]

The IRS Scandal, Day 721

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration has informed a Senate committee that it has found 6,400 emails from Lois Lerner that have never before been turned over to Congress. American Thinker, Lois Lerner's Emails Recovered CNN, IRS Watchdog Finds 6,400 Missing Lois Lerner Emails Fiscal Times, Found! 6,400 New...

IRS Issues Statement On Discovery Of Lerner Emails

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) has reported the discovery of thousands more of those "missing" Lerner emails. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released a statement in response.

Lois Lerner E-mails Have Been Found, Watchdog Says

As Fox News reported: “The Treasury’s Inspector General for Tax Administration notified the Senate Finance Committee Tuesday that they have recovered thousands of Lois Lerner emails that were not previously produced to Congress, committee members told Fox News.” “The inspector general recovered approximately 6,400 Lerner emails and will carefully examine them as part of the […]

Thousands More "Missing" Lois Lerner Emails Have Been Found

According to a report in The Hill, the Treasury’s inspector general for tax administration has found thousands of former IRS official Lois...

Thousands More Of Those ‘Missing’ Lerner Emails Reportedly Found

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) says it has found thousands more of those "missing" Lerner emails - including, it believes, those that were previously not turned over to Congress.

The IRS Scandal, Day 709

Letter From Charles Grassley (Chair, Senate Judiciary Committee) to Sally Yates (Acting Deputy Attorney General) and J. Russell George (Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration) (Apr. 15, 2015): I am writing in regard to the ongoing criminal investigation into the alleged misconduct by Internal Revenue Service personnel, including Ms. Lois...

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