Assessing IRS Liability For Disclosing Tax Return Info

Law360, New York (August 19, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT) -- The IRS has had a rough several months defending allegations that it inappropriately targeted conservative groups seeking nonprofit status, wasted taxpayer money on lavish conferences, and some of its employees used agency credit cards to buy alcohol and pornography. Some lawmakers are trying to use these incidents to attack the Affordable Care Act — stating that the IRS is either too incompetent or too untrustworthy to take such an important enforcement and oversight role in the act. One allegation of IRS impropriety, however, never gained much...
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