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The IRS wants YOU — to share everything

Posted By admin On May 15, 2013 @ 11:18 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

DAVID NATHER, TARINI PARTI and BYRON TAU
Politico [1]
May 15, 2013

The Internal Revenue Service asked tea party groups to see donor rolls.

It asked for printouts of Facebook posts.

And it asked what books people were reading.

A POLITICO review of documents from 11 tea party and conservative groups that the IRS scrutinized in 2012 shows the agency wanted to know everything — in some cases, it even seemed curious what members were thinking. The review included interviews with groups or their representatives from Hawaii, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas and elsewhere.

The long-awaited Treasury Department inspector general report [2] released Tuesday says the agency itself decided some of its questions to conservative groups were way over the line — especially the one about donors.

Full article here [1]


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[1] Politico: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/the-irs-wants-you-to-share-everything-91378.html

[2] Treasury Department inspector general report: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/irs-watchdog-report-91363.html

[3] Tea party groups threaten to sue IRS: http://www.prisonplanet.com/tea-party-groups-threaten-to-sue-irs.html

[4] IRS agent: Tax agency is still targeting Tea Party groups: http://www.prisonplanet.com/irs-agent-tax-agency-is-still-targeting-tea-party-groups.html

[5] Top Republican: IRS shouldn’t implement Obamacare until scandal is resolved: http://www.prisonplanet.com/top-republican-irs-shouldn%e2%80%99t-implement-obamacare-until-scandal-is-resolved.html

[6] EPA accused of singling out conservative groups, amid IRS scandal: http://www.prisonplanet.com/epa-accused-of-singling-out-conservative-groups-amid-irs-scandal.html

[7] Ex-IRS official: Tea Party was ‘shorthand’ for all political groups: http://www.prisonplanet.com/ex-irs-official-tea-party-was-shorthand-for-all-political-groups.html

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