The Internal Revenue Service paid out over $572 million in excess Obamacare tax credits and sent incorrect forms to over half a million individuals due to a computer programming error, according a new government report.
More people move to Texas than any other state, according to data released by the Internal Revenue Service.
A federal judge on Friday ordered the Internal Revenue Service to reveal White House requests for taxpayers’ private information, advancing a probe into whether administration officials targeted political opponents by revealing such information.
Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner used a second personal email account under the name of “Toby Miles” to conduct official business during the time of the conservative group targeting scandal.
The Internal Revenue Service admitted Monday that an additional 220,000 taxpayer accounts were potentially compromised by a computer database breach that occurred earlier this year, bringing the total of those affected to almost three times its original estimate.
Ex-IRS Official Lois Lerner last year accused Republican congressional investigators probing the IRS targeting scandal of being “evil and dishonest,” insisting later that she was “never a political person.”
The Internal Revenue Service gave only one conservative advocacy group tax-exempt status because of its “deliquent” handling of applications from Tea Party and conservative groups, according to a report released by the Senate Finance Committee last week.
Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner attempted to target Bristol Palin during her time as the head of the government agency’s Exempt Organizations Unit, according to a newly released bipartisan report from the Senate Finance Committee.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) accused the Obama administration of misleading Congress and hiding evidence in order to conceal the effort by the Internal Revenue Service to target conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.