Trump's lawyers contend Congress has no authority to investigate individuals and cannot demand personal, confidential information.
For the past four decades, this country has slogged under a system promoting the discredited theory that if we give more tax breaks to rich people, they will generously dole out more to the rest of us, and the country will be more prosperous.
Americans won’t likely see direct payments from the coronavirus stimulus bill until April 13, and the Trump administration says it could take 20 weeks for all the checks to be mailed. The news comes via a Democratic memo from the House Ways and Means Committee obtained by CNN.
A number of reasonable changes to accommodate America’s new reality in dealing with the coronavirus crisis have been proposed and adopted by the federal government. Now, the deadline to file for taxes is one of them.
A dozen public interest organizations are calling on the IRS to investigate the Trump Foundation for criminal violations of the US tax code.
President Donald Trump’s new nominee to be in charge of the Internal Revenue Service improperly failed to disclose that he owns Trump branded properties during the due diligence process for his nomination. Trump has nominated tax lawyer Chuck Rettig to run the IRS, and according to a report in POLITICO, Rettig did not disclose his relationship with two Trump branded hotels as he was required to do.
The media refuses shine a light on real corruption of Trump’s foundation, or report that he admitted guilt in using his foundation illegally.
Ryan says he wants to protect us from the overreach of intrusive government bureaucracies but he really wants to protect his corporate owners
Presidential hopeful Kentucky Senator Rand Paul released a video of him carving up pages of the tax code with a chainsaw.
It is no great shock, then, that the religious right, staunch supporters of corrupt Republicans, are blatantly violating the law right up till Election Day and daring anyone to stop them because they know no-one will.
Sen Bernie Sanders exposed a dirty little secret that the Kochs and other conservative billionaires don't want you to know. The Republican attacks on the IRS are part of a deliberate strategy to help the Kochs buy our democracy.
This week, Issa took a page straight out of McCarthy's tactics and for the first time since the McCarthy era called for a vote to hold a witness in contempt for exercising her Constitutional 5th Amendment right.
Darrell Issa claimed he wanted to "shape" the debate, and in doing so, urged Republicans to unify against President Obama's "imperial presidency"
Like most things including the second amendment, the Tea Party wing of the Republican Party has a special way of understanding those other provisions - especially the first amendment.
The IRS is tasked with collecting taxes to fund services all Americans depend on, but they can't properly do their jobs because funding cuts have left them understaffed and impotent.
Obama wasn't on his game, as he looked down a lot and didn't speak eloquently like he normally would. Romney seized the opportunity and won. So who is to blame? Jim Lehrer, the moderator.