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Stephen Colbert To IRS: Let Me Make Fun Of 'Dark Money' And Super PACs ...Trey Gowdy Drops The Hammer On IRS ScandalFacing 140000 Comments, Treasury Braces for IRS Hearing, Legal FightFacing 140000 Comments, Treasury Braces for IRS Hearing, Legal FightRep. Tom Price: IRS Scandal 'Goes Straight to Lois Lerner'The return of Lois LernerErnst & Young Sued by US over Billionaire Schaeffler Tax ProbeHouse delays limits on IRSIRS is PPACA enforcer, lawyer saysEx-IRS official Lerner's attorney says no Hill testimony without immunity or ...Lois Lerner wants immunity in exchange for IRS testimonyChristian Marijuana Dispensary Battling the IRSLawyer to Darrell Issa: Lois Lerner facing threatsIRS releases final regulations on 'Pay or Play'Issa to recall Lois Lerner

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Cleta Mitchell: Proposed IRS Rules Seek to Silence Dissent
Newsmax.comFebruary 4, 2014

President Barack Obama's assertion that there's "not even a smidgen of corruption" in the IRS is an "outrageous" statement, given the agency's targeting of tea party and conservative activists, lawyer Cleta Mitchell said Tuesday. In an exclusive ...more »

House delays limits on IRS
Tribune-ReviewFebruary 27, 2014

Meanwhile, Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of the Tea Party controversy, will testify next week only in exchange for an immunity agreement, her lawyer told a congressional committee. Until then, Lerner will not answer questions ...more »

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Stephen Colbert To IRS: Let Me Make Fun Of 'Dark Money' And Super PACs ...
Huffington PostFebruary 28, 2014

Colbert officially retired his super PAC in 2012 and donated the funds raised by both organizations to two campaign finance watchdog groups, the Campaign Legal Center, founded by Colbert's lawyer Trevor Potter, and the Center for Responsive Politics.more »

Trey Gowdy Drops The Hammer On IRS Scandal
FITSNewsFebruary 28, 2014

According to Gowdy, Lerner's lawyer needs to “do what he should have done months ago” and provide House investigators with a document indicating what she would say if she were compelled to testify. That document couldn't be used against her legally ...more »

Facing 140000 Comments, Treasury Braces for IRS Hearing, Legal Fight
Roll Call (blog)February 28, 2014

As Treasury officials wade through more than 140,000 public comments on draft IRS rules to redefine permissible political activity by tax-exempt groups, they must now brace for at least one public hearing and a possible legal challenge. Released last ...more »

Facing 140000 Comments, Treasury Braces for IRS Hearing, Legal Fight
Roll Call (blog)February 28, 2014

Conservative activists have promised to sue the administration if it proceeds with the draft IRS regulations as written. “I think the IRS would have a difficult time [arguing] for these to withstand legal scrutiny,” said Cleta Mitchell, a GOP election ...more »

Rep. Tom Price: IRS Scandal 'Goes Straight to Lois Lerner'
Newsmax.comFebruary 27, 2014

Speaking to host J.D. Hayworth on "America's Forum" on Newsmax TV two days after the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee ordered former IRS official Lois Lerner to reappear at a hearing next week, Price said, "Darrell Issa and Dave Camp and ...more »

The return of Lois Lerner
Human EventsFebruary 27, 2014

House Republicans are gearing up to take their IRS tea party-targeting investigation to a whole new level next week — potentially even holding former IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress. Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman ...more »

Ernst & Young Sued by US over Billionaire Schaeffler Tax Probe
Accounting TodayFebruary 27, 2014

Schaeffler said the documents sought by the IRS were “core opinion work product” created for a possible U.S. audit. The documents requested by the agency also contained tax advice, analysis and legal opinions that are protected by attorney-client ...more »

House delays limits on IRS
Tribune-ReviewFebruary 27, 2014

Meanwhile, Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of the Tea Party controversy, will testify next week only in exchange for an immunity agreement, her lawyer told a congressional committee. Until then, Lerner will not answer questions ...more »

IRS is PPACA enforcer, lawyer says
BenefitsProFebruary 27, 2014

William Schiffbauer, a lawyer in private practice, raised that point in a comment on new draft regulations posted on the Regulatory Framework Task Force section of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners website. The NAIC is updating ...more »

Ex-IRS official Lerner's attorney says no Hill testimony without immunity or ...
Fox NewsFebruary 26, 2014

The attorney for Lois Lerner, a central figure in the IRS scandal, signaled Wednesday that his client will not comply with a request to testify on Capitol Hill next week. Attorney William Taylor said Lerner, who resigned last year as the agency's tax ...more »

Lois Lerner wants immunity in exchange for IRS testimony
USA TODAYFebruary 26, 2014

WASHINGTON — Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner will testify about the IRS handling of Tea Party cases only in exchange for an immunity agreement, her lawyer told a congressional committee Wednesday. Until then, Lerner will not ...more »

Christian Marijuana Dispensary Battling the IRS
Reason (blog)February 26, 2014

Canna Care's disputed tax bill comes from $2.6 million in business expenses that the IRS has disallowed under that code. Getting a ruling that 280E should be revisited and no longer applied to medical marijuana dispensaries, as the Davies' lawyer...more »

Lawyer to Darrell Issa: Lois Lerner facing threats
PoliticoFebruary 26, 2014

Embattled IRS employee Lois Lerner fears for her life and is asking House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa to revoke his summons to recall her back to the Hill next week. “Ms. Lerner has been the subject of numerous threats on her ...more »

IRS releases final regulations on 'Pay or Play'
The LawyerFebruary 26, 2014

On 10 February 2014, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) published long-awaited regulations on the employer shared responsibility provisions — or 'Pay or Play' — under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The final regulations provide two ...more »

Issa to recall Lois Lerner
American Thinker (blog)February 26, 2014

House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa is recalling former IRS official Lois Lerner to testify about IRS targeting of conservative groups. When last we left our intrepid Tea Party targeter in May of 2013, she was taking the fifth before Iss'a committee ...more »

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