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IRS Gives $33 Mil In Bogus Electric Car Credits


JW Files Objections to Obama IRS Rules on Free Speech

Judicial Watch Files Major Objections to New Obama IRS Rules on Free Speech   “… given the Service’s targeting of conservative non-profits, the Service cannot claim authority to overturn 53 years of consistent interpretation with regulations that target these very same groups in the middle of an election year.”  …


Weekly Update: JW Takes on Obama IRS

In short: The Obama IRS wants to kill the conservative movement with paperwork and regulation. These new IRS rules violate the law and could, through First Amendment-killing paperwork, freeze millions of patriotic volunteers, from both sides of the political divide. President Obama and his administration ought to start obeying the law rather than rewriting it.


Weekly Update: IRS Scandal Widens

Judicial Watch Continues to Expose Lois Lerner’s Political Witch Hunt
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Judicial Watch Obtains 57,000 Pages of Records Relating to Hillary Clinton’s Health Care Reform Task Force


JW Obtains Records: IRS’ Lerner Disclosed Confidential Information about Tax Status of Conservative Groups to FEC

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained email exchanges between former Internal Revenue Services (IRS) Director of Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner and enforcement attorneys at the Federal Election Commission (FEC) indicating that the IRS provided detailed, confidential information concerning the tax exempt application status and


Weekly Update: We Sued the IRS!

Judicial Watch Sues IRS for Tea Party Scandal Records
JW Sues Mayor Bloomberg for Documents on his Anti-Gun Group, Mayors Against Illegal Guns
JW and AEF File Friend of Court Brief in Support of Virginia’s Efforts to Clean Voter Rolls


Judicial Watch Sues IRS for Tea Party Scandal Records

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that on October 9, 2013, it filed a Freedom of Information (FOIA) lawsuit (Judicial Watch, Inc. v. Internal Revenue Service (No. 1:13-cv-01559)) against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) asking the District Court for the District of Columbia to compel the agency to produce…


Weekly Update: Obama’s Vacation Secrets

Judicial Watch Sues CIA for Transcript of Brennan Call with Press Revealing Details of Foiled Terrorist Plot to Bomb U.S. Airliner
Obama IRS Scandal Updates: Edict from the President?
Judicial Watch Sues for Records Detailing Costs of Luxury Vacations Taken by Obama, First Lady, and Biden


“IRS Is an Agency In Crisis”

As if the Internal Revenue Service wasn’t in a boatload of trouble already, a congressional committee charged with rooting out corruption in government is investigating the tax agency for blowing tens of millions of dollars on employee conferences. The probe comes on the heels of the scandal for the ages,…


IRS Hounds Conservatives, Lets Rich Indian Tribe Evade Taxes

While the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) wastes resources going after conservative groups that have committed no wrongdoing, a wealthy Indian tribe in south Florida cheats the government out of hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes from its lucrative gambling businesses. Perhaps this is because it’s not politically correct to…


IRS Conservative Witch Hunt Just Latest of Many Offenses

The Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) witch hunt of conservative groups similar to Judicial Watch is indeed atrocious, but it’s hardly the first scandal to rock the beleaguered tax agency in the last few years. This particular crisis exploded after an investigation by the Treasury Inspector General revealed what many conservative…


Another IRS Scandal; Employees Lie to Get Welfare, Food Stamps

On the heels of “Tax Day,” 24 Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employees have been charged with stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in government benefits, including food stamps, welfare and housing vouchers. The story comes out of Tennessee, where federal prosecutors announced this month that the scheme fleeced U.S. taxpayers…


IRS Gives Prisoners Millions in Tax Returns

While law-abiding citizens get slammed with higher taxes, incarcerated criminals who prepare fraudulent returns are getting tens of millions of dollars from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the agency is doing little to stop the hemorrhaging. It gets better; the number of fraudulent tax returns filed by prisoners—and the…


IRS Inspector General cites taxpayer confidentiality law to withhold records of employee fraud

In April 2012, Judicial Watch learned that a former IRS employee had sued the agency for a quarter million dollars and expungement of his record after he was fired in October 2010.  After Anthony Yemoh Smith lost in court, Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act request seeking all…


Undocumented workers got billions from IRS in tax credits, audit finds


IRS pays $513 Mil In Bogus Credits Under Stimulus

Weeks after a government audit revealed that the Internal Revenue Service doled out $33 million in fraudulent electric-car tax credits, a separate probe says the agency paid out over half a billion dollars to “homebuyers” who didn’t qualify.It’s simply the latest of many blunders for the perpetually troubled government agency…

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