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Friday, November 1, 2013

The IRS Scandal, Day 176

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The IRS is required--by statute, regulation, and case law--to release or make available to the public: 1) annual returns; 2) applications for recognition of exempt status; 3) "supporting documents" submitted with applications; and 4) letters issued by the IRS in such regard. See IRC 6104(a), (b); Reg. 301.6104(a)-1(a); Tax Analysts v. IRS, 410 F.3d 715, 721 (2005). It is under these authorities that Judicial Watch was able to obtain the very documents it received from the FEC. Otherwise, Judicial Watch's FOIA request would have been denied. Think about it.

Posted by: Publius Novus | Nov 1, 2013 7:03:30 AM

Did you know that for the past 5 years the IRS has targeted those who are legally blind and take the legally blind deduction on their 1040 forms?

Posted by: Far Out West | Nov 1, 2013 7:04:44 AM

For the past 5 years the IRS has targeted those who are legally blind and take the legally blind deduction on their 1040 forms.

Posted by: FarOutWest | Nov 3, 2013 6:33:03 AM