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The Treasury inspector general for tax administration has found that the IRS targeted not just conservative groups but also scores of organizations with words like "progressive" in their names. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump holds up a proclamation after signing it in the Rose Garden of the White House on Thursday. Trump said he was making it easier for churches and religious groups to take part in politics without risk of losing their tax-exempt status. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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There are signs that fewer immigrants in the U.S. illegally are filing taxes than in previous years. Ronnie Kaufman/Getty Images hide caption

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Tax Filings Seen Dipping Amid Trump Crackdown On Illegal Immigration

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Court documents show the Internal Revenue Service's office in charge of vetting applications for tax-exempt status focused on conservative groups. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Real-Life Tax Scam: This Is What IRS Phone Fraud Sounds Like

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