TIGTA Undermines Taxpayer Privacy

Cause of Action is asking a federal court to grant its motion for summary judgment against the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA). Cause of Action is seeking enforcement of a prior court order requiring the government to produce records relating to the unauthorized disclosure of taxpayer information to unauthorized White House officials. Earlier this […]

Forbes: Enough Already On IRS Targeting! Maybe, But Whose Tax Returns Went To White House And Why?

Cause of Action, began investigating whether the IRS was improperly sharing taxpayer information with the White House in 2012.

Video: Dan Epstein Talks IRS Targeting on One America News Network

The IRS Strikes Back: Cause of Action Prepares for Its Next Battle on White House Access to Tax Information

Cause of Action’s battle continues against the IRS’s chief auditor (TIGTA) to publicize unauthorized disclosures to the White House.

Wall Street Journal: Congress Can Pry Open a Clammed-Up IRS

The agency pleads that it can’t share the documents that it may have shared illegally because that would be illegal.

National Review: A Conservative Nonprofit Corners the IRS

Several congressional committees have tried their hand at investigating the IRS, but Cause of Action (CoA) may be the ones to put the agency in a corner.

Wall Street Journal: Disclosing an Invasion of Privacy Would Be an Invasion of Privacy

Read the full story: Wall Street Journal “In an abrupt decision, the Treasury inspector general’s office said that the documents are covered by privacy and disclosure laws and can’t be provided to Cause of Action, despite a promise last week to hand over some 2,500. . . .   “All of the 2,043 […]

Washington Examiner: Feds balk at releasing docs showing IRS sharing tax returns with White House

After ’fessing up that it found some 2,500 docs, the Obama administration has reversed course and won’t release the trove to a group suing for access.

Fox News: Watchdog reveals thousands of docs relating to disclosure of taxpayer data to White House

TIGTA’s acknowledgment of the documents is “absolutely” a victory in their investigation.

White House Press Secretary grilled on the IRS potentially sharing taxpayer records with the White House

White House Press Secretary grilled on the IRS potentially sharing taxpayer records with the White House