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A new report finds that the Internal Revenue Service mailed $4.2 billion in child-credit checks to undocumented immigrant families. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Report: IRS Collections Of ‘Reluctant Taxpayers’ Down Nearly 10 Percent

A Treasury investigator says tax collections from reluctant taxpayers dropped for the second straight year in 2012.

09/17/2013

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IRS: Legally Married Gay Couples Can File Joint Tax Returns

Married same-sex couples will be treated the same as opposite -sex couples for tax purposes, the Obama administration announced Thursday — whether they come out ahead or not.

08/29/2013

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

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD). (Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

House Dem: Documents Show IRS Probe Was Flawed

The Treasury Department investigator whose probe of the Internal Revenue Service’s treatment of tea party groups helped fuel a national uproar failed to tell Congress that his own investigators found no evidence that the targeting of conservatives was politically motivated, a top House Democrat said Friday.

07/12/2013

Demonstrators with the Tea Party protest the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeting of the Tea Party and similar groups during a rally called "Audit the IRS" outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on June 19, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

House Panel Votes On Pressing IRS Figure To Talk

A Republican-led committee on Friday increased pressure on Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner to break her silence on who in the tax agency was behind decisions to make it more difficult for tea party and other conservative groups to obtain tax-exempt status.

06/28/2013

Demonstrators with the Tea Party protest the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeting of the Tea Party and similar groups during a rally called "Audit the IRS" outside the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on June 19, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Progressive Groups: We Were Not Subjected To Same Level Of IRS Scrutiny As Tea Party

Leaders of progressive groups say they, too, faced long delays in getting the Internal Revenue Service to approve their applications for tax-exempt status but were not subjected to the same level of scrutiny that Tea Party groups complained about.

06/27/2013

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

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks after a weekly Senate Republican caucus meeting on May 21, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

GOP Leader Warns Of Attacks On Free Speech

The Senate Republican leader, who last year accused the Obama administration of Nixon-style dirty tricks, said Friday the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups is part of a broader government assault on free speech.

06/21/2013

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks after a weekly Senate Republican caucus meeting on May 21, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

McConnell: White House ‘Institutionalized Practice Of Pitting Bureaucrats’ Against People They’re Serving

The Senate Republican leader, who last year accused the Obama administration of Nixon-style dirty tricks, says the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups is part of a broader government assault on free speech.

06/21/2013

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