By fred lucas • the daily signal the internal revenue service rehired 213 employees who ducked taxes, falsified documents, were convicted of theft, or made unauthorized use of taxpayer data, an inspector general’s report says the office of treasury inspector general for tax administration, which also first discovered the irs’ targeting of conservative groups in 2013, examined the agency. A new report from judicial watch reveals a concerted effort from sen john mccain’s office to urge the irs under lois lerner to strike out against political advocacy groups, including tea party. Taxprof blog op-ed: michael wyland ignores inconvenient facts in the irs 'scandal', by david cay johnston: i’m glad that michael wyland weighed in, though he begins with diversionary nonsense by asserting that i forgot that others would critique my critiquethen wyland falsely asserts that i “persist in denying a scandal ever happened” when i explicitly state there was a scandal and, as.
Four and a half years ago, the irs revealed that it had subjected numerous conservative political groups to excessive scrutiny, delays, and demands for paperwork a scandal was born president. The irs scandal came to a pathetic, whimpering conclusion earlier this month for half a decade the scandal had kept delinquent members of congress occupied and served up reliable programming to. A watchdog group has recovered thousands of missing emails from lois lerner, the former internal revenue service (irs) official who is at the center of the agency's targeting scandal.
Lois lerner, the head of the irs unit at the heart of the scandal, retired with a full pension, and no disciplinary action was taken against any irs employee. In new documents just released, an irs attorney has confirmed that lois lerner used another email to conduct irs business – under the name of “toby miles. The irs faux-scandal, which has died with a whimper, is actually in the news quite a bit right now for a couple of reasons the first is the republicans preoccupation with comparing president. Experts agreed that the internal revenue service's targeting of conservative, pro-life, and evangelical groups in 2012 ties directly back to president obama's campaign style before his presidency. The pundits on fox news have made a point of arguing that the mainstream media has ignored congressional investigations into president barack obama’s irs.
Days after lerner blew the lid off the scandal, the treasury inspector general (tigta) issued a report into the misconduct tigta began its investigation in july 2012. Lost amid the inevitable leaks, innuendo, and grandstanding is the bigger scandal—one in which both parties are complicit while it was politically profiling local antitax groups, the irs seems. Recently unearthed documents reveal that the fbi knew the irs was unfairly targeting groups because of their conservative politics two years before congress even heard about the agency’s misconduct.
Lois gail lerner (born october 12, 1950) is an american attorney and former united states federal civil service employee lerner became director of the exempt organizations unit of the internal revenue service (irs) in 2005, and subsequently became the central figure in the 2013 irs targeting controversy in the targeting of conservative and liberal groups, either denying them tax-exempt status. Henry kerner (the man who used to be a mccain aide at the time he told lois lerner to bankrupt the tea party through litigation) now has a new job when you find out what that new job is, your head will explode he is now in charge of all dc corruption and whistleblower cases. The irs scandal is far more complicated than it appears—and more pernicious its roots go back to its founding but modern technology has accelerated the harm that a few malicious irs administrators can do to their political enemies. Lost emails, destroyed hard drives, foot dragging, stonewalling, and a smirking, sneering irs commissioner doing his best to obscure the truth -- this has largely been the response by the internal. By: leandra lederman it is well known that the irs was accused in 2013 of targeting tea party and other conservative groups for delays in their 501(c)(4) applications for tax-exempt status tigta's may 2013 report (and lois lerner's statements at an aba tax section meeting a few days earlier) launched the controversy, which harmed the.
Most nothing-burger faux scandals merely fade away, but sometimes they reach a definitive end so it is with the irs “scandal” from a few years back, in which republicans claimed that. With president trump in the white house, there's a new call to get to the bottom of the corruption inside the internal revenue service's well- coordinated scheme to target conservative organizations. Irs official lois lerner didn't just target conservative groups' tax-free status but handed more than a million pages of tax returns to the justice department. Irs youtube video: tax scams: english ir-2014-105, oct 31, 2014 washington — as incidents of an aggressive telephone scam continue across the country, the internal revenue service unveiled a new youtube video with a renewed warning to taxpayers not to be fooled by imposters posing as tax agency representatives.
“justice delayed, is justice denied,” and although this is a small victory for the thousands of men and woman targeted by the irs under the obama régime, it’s a victory nevertheless. Evidence we obtained thousands of emails from the internal revenue service (irs) many show evidence of serious wrongdoing obama allies in the united states congress and mainstream media tried to downplay the scandal, but the evidence is clear and damning. For an agency used to asking a lot of questions, the latest irs scandal has presented problems in discovering who knew what and when. In 2013, the united states internal revenue service (irs) revealed that it had selected political groups applying for tax-exempt status for intensive scrutiny based on their names or political themes this led to wide condemnation of the agency and triggered several investigations, including a federal bureau of investigation (fbi) criminal probe ordered by united states attorney general eric.