IRS Apologizes To Conservative Groups
The Internal Revenue Service apologized to conservative groups for targeting them inappropriately. Around the time of the 2012 election, the IRS flagged many conservative organizations to verify their tax status to see if they were an exempt organization.
Initially, it was thought that only groups with “patriot” or “tea party” in their names were targeted, but many other conservative groups were targeted by the IRS. When the conservative organizations filed for tax-exempt status, they were singled out for additional reviews.
The attack was blamed on workers in an IRS office in Cincinnati, but now … Read more at 2011 Taxes.