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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
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  released Tuesday says the agency itself decided some of its questions to conservative groups were way over the line — especially the one about donors.
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 Politico: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/the-irs-wants-you-to-share-everything-91378.html
 Treasury Department inspector general report: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/irs-watchdog-report-91363.html
 Tea party groups threaten to sue IRS: http://www.prisonplanet.com/tea-party-groups-threaten-to-sue-irs.html
 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
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 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
 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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