The Internal Revenue Service charged taxpayers with $88,576 more in penalties than it should have, according to an audit from the Treasury inspector general for tax administration.
President Donald Trump’s budget plans to reduce funding for the Internal Revenue Service by $239 million, but the agency is requesting more money for customer service, the Washington Times reported.
A Texas state senator is facing criminal charges carrying over 200 years in prison stemming from an oil production Ponzi scheme.
IRS officials are asking not to publicly testify about the agency’s alleged bias against Tea Party and other conservative organizations, claiming they are in danger if they do so.
Republicans are attempting to pass a spending bill for fiscal year 2017 that would freeze funding for the Internal Revenue Service, the Washington Examiner reported.
An Internal Revenue Service program designed to prevent fraud costs taxpayers roughly $18.2 million per year, but doesn’t work, according to the taxpayer watchdog group Citizens Against Government Waste.
House Republicans Rep. Peter Roskam (R., Ill.) and Rep. Kevin Brady (R., Texas) wrote a letter to the Department of Justice urging the agency to investigate evidence regarding Lois Lerner’s misconduct in the IRS targeting scandal after the Obama administration refused to hold anyone accountable.
Republican Reps. Kevin Brady (Texas) and Peter Roskam (Ill.) asked the Justice Department on Wednesday to examine new evidence against Lois G. Lerner, the former senior IRS executive, to determine if charges should be brought against her for targeting Tea Party groups.
Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino and his brother Marc were indicted on new federal charges of fraud and falsifying records on Friday.