The IRS thinks it’s OK to ask conservative and libertarian groups hundreds of questions, yet they ignore Senate Finance Committee questions posed concerning how the department put into place policies targeting groups including local TEA Party organizations.
Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) sent a letter to the IRS on May 20 requesting answers be provided no later than today. Certainly, many of the 41 questions posed to IRS’ acting commissioner Steven Miller are difficult questions to answer, and my guess is the IRS did its best to avoid a paper trail concerning the “target-the-501(c)-conservative” application policy. But why completely ignore the letter and provide no response at all?
They are closing their eyes and hoping this all goes away with the summer sun. From Big Government.
In a joint statement to Breitbart News, Baucus and Hatch said: “It’s disappointing that the IRS failed to produce any of the documents requested by the Committee. “This is an agency that revolves around making the American taxpayer meet hard deadlines each and every year when they file their taxes, oftentimes penalizing those that are late.
“The IRS needs to do much better.”
To correct the senators, the IRS need not do better, they must go away. I’m fine with completely doing away with the stupid federal organization who – quite honestly – feeds off the fear of individuals and small business owners.
Flat Tax or Fair Tax please.
I’ve been writing infrequently for the past couple of months as I needed to re-prioritize a bit and work on my income stream … if you know what I mean. That said, I’ve been itching to write about all of these issues, many of which would be perfect for my Symptom of the Disease series. What say you?