IRS Targets Conservative Nonprofits

IRS Targets Conservative Nonprofits

News reports this week confirmed what conservative nonprofits had long suspected: for years, the Internal Revenue Service has been reviewing their applications for tax-free status with extra scrutiny.

News reports this week confirmed what conservative nonprofits had long suspected: for years, the Internal Revenue Service has been reviewing their applications for tax-free status with extra scrutiny. An internal audit reveals that IRS officers in Cincinnati targeted nonprofits with terms like "tea party" and "patriot" in their names for more intense reviews. We get an update on the story.

Guests

Juliet Eilperin

White House Correspondent, The Washington Post

Larry Nordvig

Executive Director, Richmond Tea Party

Max Stier

President and CEO, Partnership for Public Service

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