The IRS scandal involving applications for tax-exempt status by Tea Party groups refuses to go away. Now the ACLJ has filed a lawsuit on behalf of twenty-five Tea Party and other conservative organizations against the IRS and several of its top officials.
Twenty-seven investors, including Saints coach Sean Payton, wanted to reduce their overall state income tax liabilities by investing in movie production tax credits. But the film studio was defunct, and the tax credits didn't exist.
The IRS has come under fire recently for reportedly authorizing intrusions into e-mails and online postings without obtaining a search warrant. Now it appears medical records might not be safe from the prying eyes of the nation's tax collection agency.