Lois Lerner’s old lackeys are his deputies
A ‘backdoor way’ to skirt Citizens United decision
He swept 43 percent of the vote
‘The American people deserve better’
‘Rewarding their employees’ bad behavior with favorable outcomes’
Departments of Justice and Homeland Security have been refusing for months to give Congress documents that are essential to its oversight role.
‘I am pleased the IRS has listened to reason and has scrapped this plan’
‘When Americans contact the IRS, they need serious help – not another layer of bureaucracy’
To the tune of millions of dollars
The agencies say most taxpayers won’t be affected by the extension
To the tune of hundreds of thousands
‘The Office of Investigations identified that the IRS did not timely address these tax accounts to ensure that the refunds are not erroneously released’
‘Union leaders who misuse their positions to enrich themselves at the detriment of the hard-working men and women’
‘This rule is ridiculous.’
Negotiators continue to hash out a plan making some of the extenders permanent.
The preposed rule requires nonprofits to give the the social security numbers of those donating $250 or more.
‘The EFDS is vulnerable to structural failure and potentially the inability to detect up to $1.5 billion in fraudulent refunds each year’
For every hour spent on audits, just $605 was collected in additional taxes from those making between $200,00 and $399,999.
The Joint Committee on Taxation projects the law will raise almost $400 million over the next decade.
Department of Justice tells a federal judge taxpayers can’t sue the tax agency unless it says so.