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Judicial Watch Statement on Recent Sworn Declarations Made by IRS Officials in Response to Judge Sullivan’s Continuing Investigation into the Missing IRS Emails


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…


IRS Sits By As Inmates Collect Fraudulent Tax Refunds

Nearly a year after Congress passed a law to stop incarcerated criminals from fraudulently receiving millions of dollars in tax returns, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) hasn’t bothered creating a system to catch the offenders.For more than a decade, government investigators have exposed an epidemic of prison inmates illegally receiving…


IRS Needs $93 Mil For Obamacare Compliance

As if government wasn’t bloated enough, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will hire more than 1,000 new employees to monitor the implementation of Obamacare and the agency will spend an extra $93 million just to promote compliance in the first year.That’s because Obama’s hostile takeover of the nation’s healthcare system…


IRS Gives $33 Mil In Bogus Electric Car Credits

The government agency that’s showered prison inmates with millions in fraudulent tax refunds over the years has been cheated out of $33 million by thousands who “erroneously” claimed credits for alternative and plug-in electric vehicles.In automatically granting the bogus tax credits the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was simply following an…

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