Former IRS Official’s Emails Lost, Backups Erased

Lois Lerner / AP

The IRS destroyed 422 tapes likely containing emails related to the 2013 targeting scandal eight months after the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee subpoenaed them according to Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) testimony Wednesday.

IRS Tax Information Hack Traced to Russia

Vladimir Putin

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Internal Revenue Service believes the theft of about 100,000 taxpayers’ personal data from its computer system originated in Russia, CNN reported on Wednesday.

House Republicans Ask IRS to Scrutinize Clinton Foundation

Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton

Republican lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives asked the Internal Revenue Service to review whether Hillary Clinton’s family’s main charity has complied with the terms of its tax-exempt status in a letter they sent on Tuesday.