IRS Warns on Phone Scams as Its Contractors Put Taypayer Info at Risk
Agency warns of the biggest phone scam it has ever seen; meanwhile, a report finds IRS gave contractors taxpayer data without mandatory background checks.
IRS Says It Will Revise Rules on Political Nonprofit Groups
Following political uproar from many sides, agency said it will revise rules on 401(c)(4) groups before holding public hearings.
IRS Scandals Fueled by Lack of Funds, Taxpayer Advocate Says
In her annual report to Congress, Nina Olson calls for a taxpayer bill of rights that she says might have prevented the political targeting scandal.
Raising Billions for Charity Without Spending a Dime
A report by Scripps Howard found that thousands of nonprofits raised billions while reporting "zero" expenses.
IRS: Embezzlement, Theft Take a Bite of Charity Assets
Public charities are exempt from taxes, but they are not exempt from the diversion of their assets from their intended charitable purpose, often by embezzlement or theft.
IRS Study Finds Well-Governed Charities More Tax Compliant
The IRS has maintained that a direct relationship exists between exempt organizations' good governance practices and their compliance with the tax code. Now the agency has research to back up its contention.