tax-exempt orgs

The IRS Is Being Difficult

Whether you believe the IRS's targeting of various tax-exempt organizations was some poorly executed enforcement by overwhelmed Service employees or a deliberate plan hatched by political operatives to harass their opponents, is of little consequence. No one — with exception of maybe Darrell Issa — cares.     Scandal or no scandal, what's NOT up […]

Oddly, Dem and GOP Leaders Don’t Agree on Next Act in IRS Investigation Circus

Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) shared some new info yesterday about some of the employees in the IRS's Cincinnati office — including a self-described "conservative Republican" — who were all, "Yeah, we kinda sorta used terms like 'Tea Party' to try to determine who was engaging in too much political activity to qualify as a 501(c)(4)": According […]

Tax Panel Was a Real Snoozer Until Lois Lerner Started Talking About the Whole IRS Targeting the Tea Party Thing

I know you'll find it hard to believe that American Bar Association's annual tax meeting was a little boring, but right up to the point when Celia Roady, "a veteran tax lawyer" asked IRS tax-exempt head Lois Lerner for an update on the review of 501(c)(4) organizations, things were downright Lunesta-ish:   Paul Streckfus, the editor […]