Internal Revenue Service
The Internal Revenue Service paid $2.8 million in bonuses plus thousands of hours of paid time-off to 2,800 of its employees who had been disciplined for misconducts such as late or non-payment, misuse of travel cards, and even fraud, internal government investigators say.
IRA agents gathering massive amounts of public data that could be used in audits.
Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Tex., has introduced the “Contempt Act” to prohibit taxpayer-funded salaries from going to government officials found in contempt of Congress.
Sen. Ted Cruz said Attorney General Eric Holder should be impeached if he doesn’t indict former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner, who is linked to the agency’s targeting of conservative groups.
The Internal Revenue Service is reporting a potential security breach involving personal information about 20,000 IRS workers, former workers and contractors.
Millions of American workers with low or varying month-to-month income could be subject to government fines and delays due to a gap between health care subsidies and reported income.
A new report finds that the Internal Revenue Service mailed $4.2 billion in child-credit checks to undocumented immigrant families.
A former confidential informant working for the United States in Colombia claims in a lawsuit that the U.S. government abandoned her when she got into legal trouble for her undercover operations, and she wound up spending three years in a Colombian jail.
The Internal Revenue Service says you must pay your taxes during the government shutdown. But don’t expect any refunds.
A Treasury investigator says tax collections from reluctant taxpayers dropped for the second straight year in 2012.