Former IRS official Lois Lerner received $129,300 in bonuses between 2010 and 2013, records obtained through the Freedom of Information Act show. Over a three-year period, Lerner, the head of the tax-exempt division at the heart of the IRS targeting scandal, received a 25 percent retention bonus—averaging $43,000 a year—on top of her regular salary. 117 more words
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Last week the IRS came under fire from the Congress, in a bipartisan effort, for seizing the bank accounts of some small businesses even though these businesses were not suspected of committing any crime. 403 more words
Back in October of 2014 America’s Watchtower covered the story of Carole Hinders–a restaurant owner who had her bank accounts seized by the IRS for committing the “crime” of making bank deposits under $10,000 even though she was never charged with a crime. 400 more words
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“You are the Internal Revenue Service. You can reach into the lives of hard-working taxpayers and with a phone call, an e-mail or a letter you can turn their lives upside down.