Archive for July, 2015

EO Tax Journal 2015-143

Paul Streckfus, July 24, 2015 at 4:56 am

1 – Editor’s Notebook

2 – Are Groups Really Concerned about the IRS?

3 – Say What? President Obama Concocts Ridiculous New Excuse for IRS Targeting Scandal

4 – Watchdog Report: IRS Audit Process at Risk of Abuse, Targeting

5 – Yesterday’s Prepared Statements from House Oversight Subcommittee Hearing

A – Rep. Roskam’s Opening Statement: Review of IRS Audit Selection Process

B – Prepared Testimony of GAO’s Jay McTigue

C – Prepared Testimony of IRS Commissioner John Koskinen

D – Prepared Testimony of Elizabeth J. Kingsley

E – Prepared Testimony of Joseph R. Metzger Continue…

EO Tax Journal 2015-142

Paul Streckfus, July 23, 2015 at 5:01 am

1 – Another Excerpt from President Obama’s July 21 Remarks to Jon Stewart on ‘The Daily Show’

2 – Hearing Today on IRS Audit Selection Process

3 – Judicial Watch: New Documents Show IRS Used Donor Lists to Target Audits

4 – SFC to Meet in Closed Session re Wrapping-up Its IRS Investigation

5 – IRS Clarifies Composition of Its Political Activities Referral Committees

6 – 47 House Democrats Oppose Republicans’ Campaign Finance Disclosure

7 – Democracy 21 Urges Senator Wyden to Help Block Efforts to Prevent the IRS From Acting on New 501(c)(4) Regulations

8 – Congress Watch: Attempt to Block IRS Rulemaking on Nonprofit Political Activity Would Exacerbate Problem of Money in Politics

9 – ‘Ill-Advised, Narrow Regulation’ Disrupting ‘Established Type III Supporting Organizations,’ Says Virginia Congressman Continue…

EO Tax Journal 2015-141

Paul Streckfus, July 22, 2015 at 4:53 am

1 – Save the Date

2 – Excerpts from President Obama’s July 21 Remarks to Jon Stewart on ‘The Daily Show’

3 – The Incestuous Art World

4 – New York’s AG Sues Children’s Leukemia Charity for Deceiving Donors and Using Vast Majority of $10 Million Raised for Non-Charitable Purposes

5 – Applicant Providing Housing on a Cooperative Basis to Members Denied (c)(3) Status (Denial 201529012) Continue…

EO Tax Journal 2015-140

Paul Streckfus, July 21, 2015 at 4:58 am

1 – Uniform Disclosure Rules the Answer to Solving Politicking Issues

2 – ABA’s EO Committee to Meet in Chicago on September 18

3 – ABA’s EO Recommendations for 2015-2016 Priority Guidance Plan

4 – Applicant Found Not Pursuing (c)(6) Purposes But Improving Members’ Individual Businesses (Denial 201529010) Continue…

EO Tax Journal 2015-139

Paul Streckfus, July 20, 2015 at 4:59 am

1 – Reaction to Obergefell Decision Continues

2 – Pablo Eisenberg: IRS ‘Paralyzed and Running in Circles’

3 – Roger Colinvaux: Commentary on SFC Working Group’s Individual Provisions

4 – Group Behind Planned Parenthood Sting Video May Have Tricked IRS, Donors

5 – Applicant Operating a Restaurant  with Evidence of Inurement Denied (c)(7) Status (Denial 201529011) Continue…