Siegfried Meinstein, a 94-year-old World War II vet, just wants to pay his taxes. The IRS won’t let him though. They say he’s dead.
An independent IRS monitor announced Monday it will block the release of roughly 400 more pages of documents related to unauthorized leaks of confidential taxpayer information to the White House.
The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) told the watchdog group Cause of Action it would be withholding nearly all of the 2,500 documents it located that were related to unauthorized IRS leaks to the White House. Earlier this month, TIGTA told Cause of Action it was withholding roughly 2,100 of the documents and said it would take an additional two weeks to review the rest.
The Obama administration will soon turn over thousands of documents related to improper disclosures of confidential taxpayer information by the IRS to the White House, a watchdog group announced Tuesday.
A Republican congressional committee chairman is demanding an investigation into whether the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is illegally destroying text messages that should be preserved under the Federal Records Act, the Washington Times reports.
The IRS admitted in court that it has not searched for Lois Lerner’s missing emails, according to Judicial Watch.
The Environmental Protection Agency said in court filings Tuesday that it may have lost text messages from former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy that it was required to preserve under federal law.