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