September 5, 2013 The rule change, to be enforced beginning next year, will have an impact on restaurants that customarily add tips to the bill for large parties.
August 29, 2013 The IRS says couples can begin filing taxes as married in 2013, and generally, same-sex couples could file amended returns for 2010, 2011 and 2012.
July 12, 2013 Rep. Elijah Cummings, the ranking member on the House Oversight Committee, says materials from an IRS workshop in 2010 instructed agents to flag applications from "progressive" groups as well as those with "Tea Party," "patriot" or "9/12" in their names.
June 27, 2013 The IRS inspector general now has a different account of what investigators knew about the ideologies of the groups that underwent extra scrutiny as they sought tax-exempt status.
June 10, 2013 Even the admission of a self-described conservative Republican IRS manager that he was at the heart of the agency's targeting of Tea Party groups hasn't disrupted the partisan head-butting. Indeed, it may have intensified it.
June 7, 2013 Even in a starkly polarized era, there are still some issues that can draw together Americans from across the political spectrum and scramble ideological fault lines.
June 2, 2013 House Oversight and Government Reform Committee also released testimony he says shows "Washington" ordered the IRS review of Tea Party groups.
May 22, 2013 The IRS bureaucrat showed up long enough at a House hearing into the scandal engulfing her agency to declare her innocence and her constitutional right to say no more.
May 21, 2013 Douglas Shulman, who led the IRS during the years when agency workers targeted tax-exempt applications from conservative groups, did his best to deflect accusations from unhappy senators.
May 15, 2013 Among the things we learned about the IRS from the inspector general's report was that their boss told the group of employees at the controversy's heart to stop their dubious practices. Which they did, for a little while at least.
May 14, 2013 This was the critical moment, the brief time between his inaugural and when the nation's collective focus turns to whom his successor will be, when President Obama had to make real progress on his second-term agenda. Instead, controversies have intruded, eating up precious time.
May 13, 2013 Lanny J. Davis, a onetime crisis manager in former President Clinton's White House operation, doesn't give President Obama's communications team high marks.
May 12, 2013 Republican lawmakers on Sunday called for a full investigation of the Internal Revenue Service after it was revealed Friday that it had singled out Tea Party and other conservative groups for heightened scrutiny in applications for tax-exempt status.