Here we go again: IRS subjects tea party groups to new round of scrutiny, publicizes tax return data

by Stephen Dinan - The Washington Times  |  published on October 5, 2016

IRSThe IRS‘ battle against holdout tea party groups is heating up again, after the tax agency promised it would begin processing their long-delayed applications, but sent a new round of prodding questions demanding still more information.

More jarringly, the IRS then publicly released one of the sets of questions it sent to the Texas Patriots Tea Party — a move the group’s lawyer says puts secret taxpayer return information, supposed to be protected, out in the public.

Tax experts say the IRS may be on safe legal ground, since the filing was made as part of a court case, and that’s one of the few narrow exceptions to strict IRS privacy laws.

  • MoonBeamWatcher

    DO A GOOGLE SEARCH FOR KERRY’S AUDIT OF
    SEC. OF STATE CLINKTON’S STATE DEPARTMENT
    and LEARN OF THE MISSING 6 BILLION TAX DOLLARS!

  • 1mikejanz1

    Are the people running the IRS so stupid as to be unable to learn from their past mistakes?
    They tried this once before and created a scandal that led several employees to lose their jobs, and now they are doing it again!
    What you won’t see them do is the same scam audits against groups such as black lies matter or the SPLC and Morris Dees, or any other liberal organization!
    The TEA party should file the law suit now instead of waiting and either back the IRS down or make them audit all liberal organizations also!

    • MoonBeamWatcher

      They (the people) take direction from Imon Husein, Barry, Barak Soeto Obama’ appointed leaders. or what ever hiz name is.

  • Roy Fredrichsen

    The Democrats are desperate to get Hillary into the Whitehouse or their “gravy train” they have been enjoying will come to an abrupt halt if Trump gets elected, so they resort to “dirty tactics” to keep a certain segment from voting
    for Mr. Trump.

  • Patriot47

    Dissolve ALL alphabet agencies for good. They only serve to increase tax burden and expand executive power. The Constitution was penned to avoid what we have allowed to metastasize.

  • empty pockets

    Write “the”…leave no space and add IRS…
    theIRS…THEIRS. That is exactly how they see everything, as theirs.

    How dare we object.

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  • Askjrsk

    America deserves a President Trump the lawlessness in this land is absurd. Now is the time to round up all these heads of departments hold them accountable and lock them up! Hillary for prison. Trump!

  • Marilynn Reeves

    The IRS needs to start with Congress. Al Sharpton 1st.

  • Walter Flatt

    GOOGLE THE NEW CLINTON CHRONICLES 2015, OR

    HILLARY CAREER CHRIMINAL, YOU CANT BE FOR THIS.

    IF YOU LOVE AMERICA YOU WILL LISTEN TO ALL & SEND TO OTHERS.

    A LAW BARRING ALL MUSLIMS FROM THE USA IN 1952 AND IS STILL IN EFFECT. ENFORCE OUR LAWS.

    WAR WAS DECLARED ON ISLMAM OVER 200 YRS. AGO AND IS STILL ONGOING.

    IS HILLIARY, OBAMA, KERRY AND THE BIASED NEWS MEDIA SETTING US UP FOR A MUSLIM INVASION?

    IF NOT? WHY ARE THEIR A MIN. OF 36 MUSLIM CAMPS HERE 5 OF THESE CAMPS ARE IN NORTH VIRGINIA, ON THE DC BORDER. ARE THEY TO TAKE WASHINGTON?

    WHY DID THIS GOVERMENT BUILD A FEMA CAMP IN EACH STATE. SOME MORE THAN ONE. WITH ARMED GUARDS.

    ALL AT THE TAX PAYERS EXPENSE AND WITHOUT OUR APPROVAL.

    • AKLady2015

      WHY DO YOU LIE?

      The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (Pub.L. 82–414, 66 Stat. 163, enacted June 27, 1952), also known as the McCarran–Walter Act Does not ban Muslims.

      War has never been declared against any religion, let alone Islam.

      Every state does not have a FEMA camp.

  • astrojohn

    Hmmm, I wonder if the Feds track up-checks ???

  • AKLady2015

    Terrible article. Not a single fact. Who, what, where …. There are hundreds od IRS offices. Even the article In the Washington Times dies not name the IRS office involved..

    • Retired

      Posting a lot of BS again, there are not that many places where tax returns are sent to and checked before being pulled for audit. Plus all the IRS has to do is pull the names of either party by voter registration

      • AKLady2015

        Income tax offices? The IRS does more than collect income taxes.
        Msybe you shouold remember that the IRS is the agency which brought Al Capone down.
        Oh, and just which state’s voter registestion files do you believe the IRS has easy access to?

  • Bob

    Why is this news? That this Administration would say one thing and do another, even in the face of court action, is not new. The most “transparent” administration is right up there with the “most ethical and honest” administration ever impeached.

  • Dr. Mike Reeder

    Again, the damn IRS does what they want, not what’s legal. I’m sure there are good folks in there but they are being led by a lawless, clueless THUG. He needs to be impeached or fired, somehow! Leave us alone and DON’T TREAD ON ME!

    • AKLady2015

      Blah, blah, blah, insult …repeat ad nauseam.

      • Dr. Mike Reeder

        Well, think what you want but it got more up votes than your snipe. The art of genuine discussion is dead. The IRS DOES have a history of doing what it wants, legal or illegal and your silly little snipe does not change that.

        • AKLady2015

          The public endorses that rumor.

          People have complained about taxes
          since the first government was formed.

          If you want services and security,
          it must be paid for.

          • Dr. Mike Reeder

            I don’t want THAT much service or security. I am perfectly able to take care of myself and my own. Cut those departments OUT. Remember Ben Franklins’ warning: ” Those who would trade their liberties for a little security, deserver neither liberty nor security.”

  • Marilyn

    It’s sad that every agency in DC under the Obama administration is crooked. Crooked Hillary will continue this behavior!

    • MoonBeamWatcher

      Not the rank and file BUT the unqualified slaves
      to Imon Soeto Barack, Husein Barry Obama!

      • AKLady2015

        Name calling is childish.
        Most give it up by the 2nd or 3rd grade.
        Temper, temper …
        You need to practice more, you have not yet gotten the adult part down.

      • AKLady2015

        What is “Imon”?

        • Rodney Steward

          Slang for imam!

          • AKLady2015

            Why do you believe it is acceptable to insult a religion, let alone the world’s secomd largest relgion?

          • MoonBeamWatcher

            I’m childish and it’s an insult to associate
            Mr, Imon Obama to Islam?!

          • Rodney Steward

            It’s NOT a religion, it’s a twisted ideology, better known as a cult for weak minded people! And U have to admit there’s a lot of stupid and gullible people in this world, come on, all these virgins! The lord don’t put anyone in heaven to screw themselves to death, now this is sick thinking by fools!!

    • Askjrsk

      Until we get PRESIDENT TRUMP!

    • AKLady2015

      Obviously, you failed American Govenment and Civics in high school.

      • MoonBeamWatcher

        Have BUT 2 words for you A$$hat and
        they are NOT “Hello Federal”!

  • A True American…

    Yup no corruption there.

  • John Gaultier

    THE WHOLE COUNTRY IS RUN BY LAWLESS THUGS. They have destroyed the fabric of our Republic. Equal Justice under the law and the 14th Amendment are NO LONGER IN PLAY. If they can flout the laws then WE CAN TOO!

    We must all choose to follow the laws we feel OK for us. If the IRS wants proof of expenses tell them that Bleachbit destroyed the computer by “accident”

    • AKLady2015

      Only if you want to see the inside of a jail cell.

      • Retired

        That is were many Gov. employees belong for steeling from the Tax Payer by just showing up daily.

        • Askjrsk

          Steal you pay Hilary included.

        • AKLady2015

          We don’t need the FBI. the CDC, the U.S. Coast Guard, the FAA, the U.S. D.A., the many Public Health workers. the many hospitals, the laboratories, the libraries, the damns, the ports, the libraries, courts, judges, lawyers, universitites, doctors, nurses, scientists, firefighters, roads, bredges, highways …

          What dream would do you live in?

          • Rodney Steward

            Your names missing!

          • AKLady2015

            “Your names missing!”
            .
            Maybe you should learn to write before trying to insult someone.

    • Retired

      She is as corrupt as the IRS workers, the media should report how many owe back taxes and how much that is. Who audits them ?

      • Askjrsk

        Right. She deducted the server, which is illegal. She did not report the six billion dollars. Tax code states that even if funds are obtained illegally they must be reported. Then there those speaker fees that Bernie wanted a copy of. They were expensive to give to those big banks. She has not been audited Trump is audited every year. That’s harassment! She needs to be audited once Trump is president!
        Lock her up Trump

        • AKLady2015

          Why do you need to tell these lies?
          Why do you embarrass America this way?
          Why do you believe it is acceptable to lie?
          Why do you believe it is acceptable to repeat lies?

    • Askjrsk

      COMEY needs to be held responsible.

  • Retired

    The IRS is being controlled by the Democrats to do their bidding. Remember they a Gov. employees you can not fire.

    • MyRoseHasTHORNS

      Uou can reassign them… They should dig latrines or empty honeybuckets!

      • Rodney Steward

        Just find out where they live, it’ll be in a black area! 🙂

        • AKLady2015

          American bigotry.
          Is it not beautiful to behold?
          I expect you claim to be a Christian.

          • Rodney Steward

            Lets call the kettle black, I’ve seen some mighty STUPID BS come from your mouth, or fingers!

          • AKLady2015

            American bigotry.
            Is it not beautiful to behold?
            I expect you claim to be a Christian

      • Askjrsk

        In Gitmo!

    • AKLady2015

      BS. The entire government does not chane on Jan 20.

      • Retired

        You make about as much sense as a wet dream . But that is typical of you Trolls.There will be quite a few changes once Trump gets sworn in. Plus your friend Reid will be gone with some others .

        • AKLady2015

          There are over 2.8 million federal employees, not including the military.
          Are there any more jokes you would like to tell.

          • Retired

            The Joke is you and you are one of the 2.8 million.

          • AKLady2015

            Blah, blah, blah, insult …repeat ad nauseam.

          • Retired

            Can’t handle the truth , typical troll.

          • AKLady2015

            Name calling is childish.
            Most give it up by the 2nd or 3rd grade.
            You need to practice more, you have not yet gotten the adult part down.

          • Retired

            That still puts me ahead of you.

          • AKLady2015

            Thank you.
            Yout compliments are always cherished.

          • Retired

            The only thing you cherish is corruption.

          • AKLady2015

            Do you even know how a President is elected?

          • Retired

            Fools like you elect Democrats like Obama

          • Marilynn Reeves

            Hate to tell you this but most government employees are voting for TRUMP and so are military. They are tired of the BS too.

          • Askjrsk

            They see the waste and corruption first hand. Trump!

          • AKLady2015

            Yes, there is a lot of corruption found within Trump’s empire.
            There is also a lot of fraud and illegal activity.
            The Trump University fraud is one example.
            The illetgals sewing him for the overtime wages he owes is another.
            The illegal workers, well they are another examplle.

          • AKLady2015

            Waste and corruption, yep. All those emergency service workers paid to sit around and do nothing all day. The U.S. Military is undoubtedly the largest post of that waste, after all we don’t go to war evcery day.;-0

          • AKLady2015

            I hate to have tp tell you this:

            We the People do not elect a President.
            We the People have never elected a President.
            We the People cannot elect President — the Constitution does not permit us to do so.
            .
            Suggest you learn how your government actually functions.
            Start with the Electoral College.
            https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electoral_College_(United_States)

          • Rodney Steward

            The military HATES Obama and Hellary, I know!!!

          • AKLady2015

            I live near two large military bases.
            You would be wrong.
            However, they have had a lot to say about Trump.
            Insulting Khizr and Ghazala Khan lost Trump many military votes.
            His remarks regarding Gonzalo P. Curiel list him many military votes.

          • Rodney Steward

            I’ve got 3 family members in right now, I know how they feel and how the talk about most of all the others, they do NOT like the B-TARD!

          • AKLady2015

            I have two children serving in Afghanistn.
            The military are no different than any one else.
            Your statement is invalid.
            Your sewer language saus a lot about your judgement and ability to think.

          • Rodney Steward

            I wish your kids well, and my statement is invalid to U, Obama is the sorriest POS to ever shi$ between a pair of shoes!

          • AKLady2015

            Thank you.
            Keep that sewer mouth running

          • AKLady2015

            Two unnecessary wars. Wars costing $1 million per day, each. Over 4,000 Americans needlessly killed. Over 1 million innocent Iraqi elderly, children and women killed. Wars paid for with money borrowed from China. Tax cuts for the rich…. that is a very short list.

            No, Rodney, Obama does not hold a candle to Bush.

          • MoonBeamWatcher

            Imon Husein Soeto, Barack Barry Obama or who ever he is has made both Bush & Jimmy Carter look good!

          • AKLady2015

            Religious insult in a country which is based on religious freedom. You insult everything our Founders fought and died for.

          • MoonBeamWatcher

            Bet you challange your children’s gag-reflex!

          • AKLady2015

            Thank you.

          • MoonBeamWatcher

            Clinktun Bott, you and the rest of HRC’s gaggle of the conflicted and confused are welcome to your ‘opinions’ but not your ‘regurgitation’ of facts.

          • AKLady2015

            Facts are facts.
            They do not change just because you do not like them.
            Save your insults for someone you can impress.

          • MoonBeamWatcher

            Gonzalo P. Curielos’ Mexican allegience is vastly superior to his honor and respect for US Laws!

          • AKLady2015

            Gonzalo Paul Curiel is an American, born and raised — in Indiana. Having upheld the law very well, he has long been the target of the Mexican drug cartel.
            If you are going to insult someone, try to get your facts correct.

          • MoonBeamWatcher

            Actions speak louder than words!
            MUCH MORE THAN ‘SOEMWHAT’ CORRECT! A$$HAT!
            He’s a champion of LARAZA and supports having lawyers
            at US Mexican boarder to advise captured illegals!

          • AKLady2015

            You really need to learn more about American law. That is especially true when it comes to “innocent until proven guilty.”

            Illegals caught at the border are immediately turned back. Those who successfuly enter are protected by the U.S. Constitution.

            In Amerixa, everyone charged with a crime is entitled to a hearing — as a Constitutional right. Legal representation is part of that right.

            Oh, and it is “la Raza”. not LARAZA. The term expresses ethnic or racial pride, and is used with somewhat different shades of meaning in Spain and in Hispanic America.

          • MoonBeamWatcher

            La Raza, la Raza WGAS you Clinton Bots are skating on very thin ice and desperately spinning your wheels.
            Illegals are NOT entitled to Constitutional protections.

          • AKLady2015

            The Constitution applies to everyone within our borders. You are making a fool of yourself before the world.

          • Retired

            You must be the sewer rat that roams the street, over 90+% military people hate the Democrats.

          • AKLady2015

            Why fo you lie?
            That is simply not true

          • Retired

            You just can’t handle facts,

          • AKLady2015

            Why do you insist on repeating that lie?

          • Retired

            Living amongst Military people, you are the one spreading the lie.

          • AKLady2015

            Thank you.
            Keep those compliments coming.

          • Retired

            It is easy to throw facts at a troll like you.

          • AKLady2015

            Thank you.
            Keep those compliments coming.

          • Retired

            Yes you are the biggest Troll Joke.

          • AKLady2015

            Thanj you.
            Your compliments are always cherished.

        • Askjrsk

          How refreshing. Nevada is ready to dump Reid! Vote for Trump!

      • MoonBeamWatcher

        The appointed Charz will be chane (changed)!
        All Huseins’ socialist-Moslom coat holders and yes folk will
        have to secure other employment freeing up the staff to do the job America deserves!

        • AKLady2015

          “[T]he job America deserves? Do you mean two more wars paid for by loans from China? Maybe you liked Saint Reagan, he increased the national debt by 288%.

          Religious bigotry in a country founded on religious freedom. Is it not beautiful to behold?

          Oh, and foolish one, every modern, indistrialized country has a mixed economy. It is a matter of self-defense. However, the United States is the only one which allows people to die, simpky because they cannot afford to buy medical care,.

          • MoonBeamWatcher

            It’s not BIGOTRY for Honey Bees not to invite KILLER Bees to join the hive. BUT A TROLL LIKE YOU WON’T GET THE MESSAGE.

          • AKLady2015

            Islam has been part of America since before we became a Nation. Factually, the many slaves brough to America were Muslims.

            The first casualty in the American Revolution was a Muslim — Crispus Attucks.

            The first country to recognize out new nation was Muslim — Morocco.

            America’s longest ally is Muslim — Morocco, 225 years.

            These Muslim nations are America’s allies: akistan, Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Uzbekistan, Bahrain, Myanmar, Azerbaijan, Ethiopia, Vietnam, Tajikistan, Rwanda, Cambodia, Honduras, Uganda, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Kyrgyzstan, Kenya, Rwanda, Djibouti, Morocco, Kazakhstan and Turkey.

            A ignorant, religioust bigot like you never seems get past their hate. Tere are 1.6 billion Muslims. They are not our enemies. They do not live in the Middle East.

    • Askjrsk

      Prison though. Lock them up.

    • AKLady2015

      Try some truth for a change.
      Your exaggerations simply do not make the grade.

      • Retired

        You don’t know the truth from a rotten apple.

        • AKLady2015

          Thank yolu.
          Your “compliments” are cherished.
          They say so much about you.

  • Allan Scott

    If it’s legal, then there’s nothing one can do but to widely publicize the IRS’s real intention and then to fire that SOB that heads it up and then to prosecute him for obstruction of justice when he lied before the senate committee.

    • astrojohn

      So what have the RINOs been doing for the last 2 years – NOTHING!

      • Askjrsk

        Absolutely. Good slaves.

    • Askjrsk

      Pronto. Time for accountability!

  • Tyronne Shoelaces

    We need Trump in the WH so we can stop all this corruption from the demoncrats. This is just getting ridiculously absurd that this corruption continues and the f’ing congress has done nothing to stop it. They can’t even impeach Koskinen.

    • AKLady2015

      Corruption? Theaten the government, it bites back.

      • astrojohn

        Bite with bigger teeth…

        • AKLady2015

          Yes, the fed has much bigger teeth.

      • Tyronne Shoelaces

        Hey AK bitch, learn to spell.

        • Askjrsk

          She’s a troll on Hillarys payroll from another third world country.

          • AKLady2015

            Blah, blah, blah, insult …repeat ad nauseam.

          • MoonBeamWatcher

            Gag on the TRUTH . . .

        • AKLady2015

          Did your mother teach you that sewer language?

    • Askjrsk

      Badly

    • AKLady2015

      You expect a lawbreaker to end corruption? Really?

      Trump knowingly hires illegal immigrants.
      His workers are cheated out of overtime wages.

      DOJ repeatedly charged and found him guilty of housing discrimination.
      DOJ repeatedly charged and fund him guilty of emolument discrimination.

      He fails to pay taxes owed …

      He has been involved in over 3,500 law suits.
      There have been over 70 filed against him just this year.

      A prime example of Trump criminal activity is the fraudulent Trump University.

      • MoonBeamWatcher

        Can’t compair to the SIX BILLION unACCOUNTED for when Horse Face relieved her as Sec. of State! When all other foreign Embasseys evacuated HRC didn’t even supply the Chris Stevens’ multiply requests for additional security! Hills’ been “SHOT” at and the list goes on to include her enabling her Man-Whore husband to violate a 22 yr Old WH intern! Trust me if Billy had YOU or my wife the world would never have known the name Monicka Lewinsky!

        • AKLady2015

          Why do you repeat lies?

          The $6 billion was accounted for.

          Stevens turned down additional security — TWICE.

          At 22, the intern was an adult. Lewinsky has made it very claer that her “affair” with President Clinton invloved “two consenting adults.”

          I don’t know about your marriage vows, mine very clearly said “for better or worse.”

          • MoonBeamWatcher

            You are welcome to live in your sand castle just
            don’t expect others to drop in to dust!
            Chris Steven’s joked about other nations providing security if America couldn’t afford it. While those other nations closed their outposts to protect delegates as 9-11 anniversary came closer. THAT’S Leadership!

          • AKLady2015

            Your knowledge of law is extremely wanting.
            Factually, under international law, it is the host country which provides Embassy security.
            Factually, the military offeed Stevens additional security. General Ham personally spoke to Stevens about securoit additions.
            There were other nations still active in Benghnazi.
            Your entire post is mostly false.

          • MoonBeamWatcher

            And the VIDEO that insulted Alah did it!
            Shame on you, who just can’t stop defending the MURDERING, Lying, Thieving, Man-Whore enabler!

          • AKLady2015

            Fact is fact. It does not change because it does not suit your purpose.
            Feel free to continue to embarass yourself with ignorance.

            “Allah” is the Arabic word for God, the same God worshiped by Jews and Christians. Muslims and Jews worship the Old Testament God of Abraham. Unlike the Jewish faith, Islam recognizes Jesus as a prophet. Islam also honors His mother. There is an entire Koran chapter dedicated to Mary.

          • MoonBeamWatcher

            THE KORAN IS A BOOK OF VERY BAD IDEAS!

          • AKLady2015

            So is the Christian Bible. What is your point?

          • MoonBeamWatcher

            MY POINT IS . . . IT IS IMPOSSIBLE FOR A ‘TRUE’ MOSLOM TO BE SUBSERVIENT TO MAN’S LAWS. (The United States Constitution, is key example!)
            While the Bible doesn’t condemn others and demand subscribers to MURDER those who won’t pay to stay alive!

          • AKLady2015

            Musim is the correct word.
            You know absolutely nothing about Islam,
            let alone the Holy Bible.

            Islam requires no payment.
            Where did you get that lie?

            The Bible is filled with condemnation and orders to kill nonbelievers — both New and Old Testament.

    • Askjrsk

      Pense just said,”Hillary cannot lead people that she loathes “. ‘Deplorable basket of irredeemables’ that we are. It’s time to prepare its prison time for
      Princess.

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