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Judicial Watch Sues Internal Revenue Service For Records on Tea Party Audits

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Judicial Watch Sues Internal Revenue Service For Records on Tea Party Audits

Judicial Watch announced it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) seeking “any and all records” related to the selection of both individuals and organizations for audits based upon applications filed requesting nonprofit tax status.

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Judicial Watch: IRS Documents Reveal Lerner Knew Targeting Criteria of Nonprofit Groups ‘Might Raise Questions’

Judicial Watch today released a new batch of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) documents, including an email from former IRS official Lois Lerner in February 2012 asking that a program be set up to “put together some training points to help them [IRS staffers] understand the potential pitfalls” of revealing too much information to Congress.

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New Documents: Lerner Objected to IRS Deputy Director Visit to Cincinnati Office During Congressional Inquiries into Tea Party Targeting

“Please don’t ask them about closures, pipelines, wait time for full development cases, or the c4 application letter … can we put this off please?” – Lerner email to IRS Deputy Director Joseph Grant, April 2012 (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released a new batch of Internal Revenue Service…

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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…


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