work calendars of TIGTA Inspector General J. Russell George from March 1, 2012 to July 31, 2013
Cause of Action requested communications between the IRS and the administration to ensure that political bias did not factor into the design of new rules
Watchdog group Cause of Action filed a lawsuit to delay the rules
“a back door attempt to stifle political opponents”
Congress missed two opportunities for strategic investigating
Today Cause of Action took three actions to push back against the IRS’s proposed regulations concerning political activity by nonprofits. 1. A request for the IRS to extend the comment period for its proposed rules affecting 501(c)(4) social welfare organizations. 2. An Information Quality Act petition challenging the IRS’s paperwork burden […]
Discussing the FBI’s decision to forego criminal charges in the IRS investigation.
IRS FOIA Request and Lawsuit February 20, 2014: First Amended Complaint ECF No. 7 First Amended Complaint ECF No# 1-6 to First Amended Complaint Exhibits February 5, 2014: Complaint IRS Complaint - Lawsuit concerning proposed rulemaking 140205 IRS Complaint Exhibits December 24, 2013: FOIA Request to IRS regarding communications with outside […]