Read the full story: Breitbart October 9, 2012 – Watchdog group Cause for Action files a FOIA request for any investigative documents pertaining to disclosure of private tax information to the Executive Office of the President. November 30, 2012 – Treasury’s IG Office issues a response which refuses to confirm […]
On September 29, a federal district judge in Washington ruled in Cause of Action’s favor.
Obama administration targeting taxpayers for harassment.
Read the full story: Courthouse News Service Plaintiff Cause of Action, a nonprofit formerly known as the Freedom through Justice Foundation, filed a wide-ranging Freedom of Information Act request with the Internal Revenue Service in October 2012. Among the items it sought were any documents related to investigations of […]
Read the full story: Washington Free Beacon Cause of Action filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit after TIGTA refused to confirm or deny the existence of the investigation in what is commonly known as a “Glomar response.” “The court has ruled that the federal government cannot hide […]
Court Rules that TIGTA Must Process FOIA Request Regarding Investigations Into Tax Records Improperly Shared with the President
Statement for the Record: Hearing on “The IRS Targeting Scandal: Changing Stories of Missing E-Mails”
Cause of Action submitted a Statement for the Record to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Subcommittee on Economic Growth, Job Creation and Regulatory Affairs. The hearing was on “The IRS Targeting Scandal: Changing Stories of Missing E-Mails.” 2014 9 17 Statement for the Record by Cause of Action
Cause of Action Director Dan Epstein also blasted the IRS on Monday for failing to run basic searches on Lerner’s Blackberry for the lost emails.
Cause of Action Submits Statement to House Oversight Committee Demonstrating IRS’s Improper Use of Tax Code to Block Transparency
Statement regarding the Federal Government’s inconsistent and overbroad application of taxpayer confidentiality laws, therefore blocking transparency
This op-ed originally appeared in the Washington Times on July 29, 2014. EPSTEIN: All IRS roads lead to the archivist The nation’s record-keeper may know what happened to the missing emails The Internal Revenue Service is the House of Representatives’ public enemy No. 1. The agency has quietly admitted that […]