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 […]
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 […]
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.
CoA recently discovered that the DoJ has been placing their Tax Division attorneys in the White House to provide legal advice to the President.
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.
CoA investigation found no safeguards in place to prevent Justice Department tax attorneys from sharing private taxpayer information with unauthorized White House officials.