GOP Congressman Introduces 'Contempt' Bill To Withhold Holder's SalaryRep. Blake Farenthold, R-Tex., has introduced the “Contempt Act” to prohibit taxpayer-funded salaries from going to government officials found in contempt of Congress.
Cruz: Holder Should Be Impeached For 'Defying Congress And The Rule Of Law' In IRS ScandalSen. 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.
IRS: Employee Took Home Personal Info on 20,000 Workers The Internal Revenue Service is reporting a potential security breach involving personal information about 20,000 IRS workers, former workers and contractors.
Obamacare Gap Between Tax Credits, Reported Income Could Pinch The PoorMillions 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.
Report: IRS Paid $4.2 Billion To Undocumented ImmigrantsA new report finds that the Internal Revenue Service mailed $4.2 billion in child-credit checks to undocumented immigrant families.
Former Informant Suing US For Abandoning Her 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.
IRS: No Tax Refunds During Shutdown, But You Must Still Pay The Internal Revenue Service says you must pay your taxes during the government shutdown. But don't expect any refunds.
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.
IRS: Legally Married Gay Couples Can File Joint Tax ReturnsMarried 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.
Lew: 'No Evidence Of Anyone In A Political Position' Targeted Tea Party
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.
Despite Past Campaign Promises, Obama National Security Record Very Similar To George W. BushFive years into his presidency, Barack Obama presides over a national security apparatus that in many ways still resembles the one left behind by President George W. Bush. Drones are killing terrorism suspects, the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, holds "enemy combatants" and the government secretly collects telephone records of millions of Americans.
Poll: 68 Percent Of Americans Say IRS Targeted Tea Party For Political GainRegardless of party affiliation, a large majority of Americans believe that the IRS targeting of Tea Party groups was politically-motivated.
Conflicting Laws, Ambiguous Language Help Fuel IRS ConfusionThe uproar over the Internal Revenue Service's heavy-handed treatment of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status can be traced partly to when New York University Law School went into the noodle business.
IRS Woes Grow With Report of Conference Spending The Internal Revenue Service, already under fire after officials disclosed that the agency targeted conservative groups, faces increased scrutiny because of an inspector general's report that it spent about $50 million to hold at least 220 conferences for employees between 2010 and 2012.