Articles Tagged “IRS”

  • Congressman Brady Comments on IRS Email Issues

    Just this past week Congressman Kevin Brady reported, “The Treasury Department’s watchdog released a report recently on the IRS in their failure to modernize its e-mail system. “ He says, “This is something all federal…

  • IRS Impeachment Hearing Wednesday

    Things got heated at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on articles of impeachment against IRS Commissioner John Koskinen in Washington Wednesday. Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan, in referring to a few IRS issues still left in…

  • House Republican Tax Reform Agenda

    Our 8th District Congressman and Chairman of the House Ways & Means Committee, Kevin Brady, along with House Speaker Paul Ryan and other GOP members, presented the House Republican Tax Reform Agenda in the Rayburn…

  • IRS Commissioner Koskinen Censured

    Wednesday, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted along party lines to censure IRS Commissioner John Koskinen for his alleged conduct during an investigation into the IRS’s targeting of political groups applying for tax…

  • Sheriff McRae Comments on IRS Scam

    There has been an IRS scam underway locally. Sheriff Clint McRae passed along this information to us . . . .   Sheriff McRae has requested that if someone receives one of these fraudulent calls…

  • HPD Lt. Jim Barnes Comments on IRS Scam

    HPD Lt. Jim Barnes tells us, “Unfortunately, scams are always going on, but right now with this being tax season we have seen an increase in fraudulent IRS calls . . . .

  • Senate Finance Committee Hearing On IRS Held Tuesday

    Tuesday, the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing which questioned IRS Commissioner John Koskinen and examined the agency’s actions in response to a previous committee report with recommendations. Senator Dan Coats of Indiana, however, pretty…

  • Subcommittee On IRS Targeting Met Last Week

    At a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on IRS Targeting late last week, more examples of unfair treatment of the IRS to conservative groups was examined. In one fairly telling example, Conservative activist attorney Cleta Mitchell…

  • IRS E-mail Erasure Issue Discussed At Hearing

    Employees of the IRS were reported to have erased 422 computer backup tapes that likely contained up to 24,000 emails to and from former IRS official Lois Lerner who recently has been under investigation in…

  • Hours From Tax Day

    With Tax Day just a few hours away, here are a few highlights about this years tax filing. $2-billion dollars is the estimated 2015 losses due to reduced IRS enforcement staffing, 28 minutes is the…