CoA Institute Sues IRS for Improperly Shielding Records

Washington D.C. – Cause of Action Institute (CoA Institute) today filed a lawsuit against the IRS after the agency refused to produce records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) relating to its dealings with Congress’s Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT). In December 2015, the IRS Office of Chief Counsel […]

Report Reveals How White House Evaded Checks, Likely Accessed Confidential Taxpayer Information

Washington, D.C. – Cause of Action Institute (CoA Institute) today released a comprehensive investigative report, Presidential Access to Taxpayer Information. The report covers in detail recent IRS misuse and unauthorized release of confidential taxpayer information and the possible role of a detailee program in the Office of the White House […]

Florida Bankers Association: The Supreme Court Must Check IRS Abuse of Discretion

Today, Cause of Action Institute submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court urging it to grant a petition for certiorari to review the D.C. Circuit’s decision in Florida Bankers Association v. Department of the Treasury.  The Court should take the case to ensure that IRS rules are subject […]

Daily Caller: IRS Finds 6,400 New Lois Lerner Emails…Gives DUMBEST EXCUSE YET For Not Releasing Them

The IRS found 6,400 more Lois Lerner emails — but they’re not handing them over in court.

Cause of Action Sues the Justice Department For Information On Tax Detail Program

CoA recently discovered that the DoJ has been placing their Tax Division attorneys in the White House to provide legal advice to the President.

National Review: Conservative Group Uncovers New Roots of the IRS Scandal

CoA found that the IRS officials involved in the targeting scandal were just following the rules, and that the Internal Revenue Manual must be fundamentally reformed in order to prevent future targeting.

Cause of Action Testifies Before Congress On Questionable White House Detail Program

CoA investigation found no safeguards in place to prevent Justice Department tax attorneys from sharing private taxpayer information with unauthorized White House officials.