Danny Werfel

File photo of Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Issa To IRS Head: ‘You Are Slow-Rolling Us’

A GOP lawmaker accused the Internal Revenue Service of obstructing congressional investigations into the agency’s targeting of tea party groups, a charge the head of the IRS denied.

08/02/2013

A sign stands outside the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building on May 24, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

AP: IRS Targeted Groups With Terms Including ‘Israel,’ ‘Healthcare Legislation’

The Internal Revenue Service’s screening of groups seeking tax-exempt status was broader and lasted longer than has been previously disclosed, the new head of the agency acknowledged Monday.

06/25/2013

Danny Werfel, acting IRS commissioner, speaks during House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, on Capitol Hill, on June 6, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

IRS Head: Inappropriate Screening Was Broader, Lasted Longer

The head of the Internal Revenue Service says inappropriate screening of groups seeking tax-exempt status was broader and lasted longer than was previously disclosed.

06/24/2013

Daniel 'Danny' Werfel, acting commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), speaks during a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, June 3, 2013. Werfel told lawmakers he is working to restore trust in the beleaguered U.S. tax agency and said he wants to make improvements before pressing for a bigger budget. (credit: Andrew Harrer/Getty Images)

New IRS Head Says Taxpayers No Longer Trust Agency

His agency under relentless fire, the new head of the Internal Revenue Service acknowledged to Congress on Monday that American taxpayers no longer trust the IRS amid a growing number of scandals — from the targeting of conservative political groups to lavish spending on employee conferences.

06/03/2013

The Internal Revenue Service building is shown in Washington, D.C. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

IRS Replaces Official Who Revealed Targeting

The Internal Revenue Service official who led the unit that targeted tea party groups and publicly disclosed the activity has been replaced, making her the third top IRS official moved aside since the episode was revealed two weeks ago.

05/24/2013

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