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Treasury IG: Liberal groups weren't targeted by IRS like Tea Party
The Hill ^ | 06/27/13 09:06 AM ET | By Bernie Becker

Posted on 06/27/2013 6:50:20 AM PDT by Perdogg

Liberal groups seeking tax-exempt status faced less IRS scrutiny than Tea Party groups, according to the Treasury inspector general.

Russell George, Treasury’s inspector general for tax administration, told Rep. Sandy Levin (D-Mich.) in a letter dated Wednesday that the IRS did not use inappropriate criteria to scrutinize groups with “progressives” in their name seeking tax-exempt status.

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TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News
KEYWORDS: irs

1 posted on 06/27/2013 6:50:20 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

They had to identify the Lefties so they could fast track their tax exempt status.


2 posted on 06/27/2013 6:52:08 AM PDT by Kozak (The Republic is dead. I do not owe what we have any loyalty, wealth or sympathy.)
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To: Perdogg

For those who missed the IRS hearing June 26, 2013

“The IRS Contracts with Strong Castle, Inc.” Full Committee Hearing

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3036268/posts


3 posted on 06/27/2013 7:25:34 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Kozak; Perdogg

Treasury: IRS targeted 292 Tea Party groups, just 6 progressive groups
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3036292/posts

http://washingtonexaminer.com/treasury-irs-targeted-292-tea-party-groups-just-6-progressive-groups/article/2532456


4 posted on 06/27/2013 8:24:10 AM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: Perdogg

Thank you for a little truth!


5 posted on 06/27/2013 2:17:11 PM PDT by swampthang77
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