Friday, October 27, 2017

IRS settles tea party cases for millions and an apology

By Cincinnati, Oct. 26, 2017

"For such treatment, the IRS expresses its sincere apology," the agency said in the settlement. Both settlements are pending final approval by the respective judges.

IRS officials did not immediately return messages seeking comment.

The lawsuits were filed shortly after IRS officials disclosed in the spring of 2013 that hundreds of conservative groups had received an "improper" extra scrutiny when applying for tax-exempt status in leading up to the presidential election starting in 2010.

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1 comment:

  1. So, the government is going to take money from the taxpayers, and pay it back to the taxpayers as an apology? B.S.! Federal crimes were committed, and civil rights were abused. A few dollars, and an apology, doesn't cover it. We need the perpetrators arrested, tried, convicted, and jailed. Otherwise, this will happen again, and again, and again.


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