After five hours of debate, the House Oversight Committee has voted along party lines to hold former IRS Director of Tax Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress.
New IRS emails released by the House Oversight Committee show staff working for Democratic Ranking Member Elijah Cummings communicated with the IRS multiple times between 2012 and 2013 about voter fraud prevention group True the Vote.
Scammers. They're terrible. Worse? Scammers who call to tell you in a stern, intimidating voice that you owe thousands of dollars to the IRS and that if you don't pay immediately, you'll be arrested.
Democratic leaders are now saying that Issa violated House rules.
The emails also show an agreement to testify came without a guarantee of immunity. What isn't clear in the email exchange is whether Taylor agreed Lerner would testify in front of a public hearing or to the Committee behind closed doors as part of a deposition.
Knowing how bad things have gotten with the IRS, the GOP is looking to protect taxpayers from IRS abuse.
Republicans on Capitol Hill are pushing back against new IRS rules that would silence and freeze conservatives out of the political process. I
As many of us know, the IRS has a way of taking away things you have earned. Many of you may not realize though that any income you earn abroad can be taxed by the U.S.
It's easy to think of our tax system as consisting solely of federal income tax rates. There, the top marginal tax rate is 39.5% which, when we compare it to other tax rates around the world, seems low. When taking into account the entirety of our tax system, a more dangerous picture emerges.