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IRS severs ties with ACORN over scandal
Associated Press ^ | Sept. 23, 2009 | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER

Posted on 09/23/2009 12:56:53 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

WASHINGTON (AP) - The IRS says it is severing ties with ACORN, the community activist group involved in a scandal after employees were caught on video giving advice to a couple posing as a prostitute and pimp.

The Internal Revenue Service said Wednesday it would no longer include ACORN in its volunteer tax assistance program. The program offered free tax advice to about 3 million low- and moderate-income tax filers this spring

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TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: acorn; coi; corruption; democrats; hannahgiles; irs; rico; taxfraud
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1 posted on 09/23/2009 12:56:53 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

: )


2 posted on 09/23/2009 12:57:48 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Will the IRS investigate ACORN?


3 posted on 09/23/2009 12:58:39 PM PDT by RC2
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To: Free ThinkerNY

3 million......scammers


4 posted on 09/23/2009 12:58:54 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Free ThinkerNY

What the HELL was the irs EVER doing consorting with these vermin in the first place?

What access did these filth have to taxpayer records?

Stop it my butt. Heads should roll over this.


5 posted on 09/23/2009 12:59:18 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Stop dissing drunken sailors! At least they spend their OWN money.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Somke and mirrors.

I will be willing to wager straight up that ACORN, its affiliates and successors will receive more in taxpayers' funds in 2011 than it received in 2008.

6 posted on 09/23/2009 1:00:07 PM PDT by San Jacinto
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To: Free ThinkerNY

You’re welcome, America.

-signed Glenn Beck, Andrew Breitbart, et al.


7 posted on 09/23/2009 1:00:09 PM PDT by manic4organic (We Are S0 Screwed)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

ACORN was helping fraud the IRS with their tax assistance while being paid by IRS?

This gets better and better. ACORN seems to have been everywhere.


8 posted on 09/23/2009 1:00:57 PM PDT by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Coburn - Senate 2010 ! Take Back the House/Senate! Stop ZERO!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

ACORN was acting like H and R Block.
If H & R Block did this and was cought on tape there would be federal charges...


9 posted on 09/23/2009 1:02:58 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hannah and James have fired a proton torpedo into the reactor of the Death Star.

Thanks fellow FReeper BRAY for that wonderful analogy.

http://www.brayincandy.com/id171.html


10 posted on 09/23/2009 1:05:54 PM PDT by Former MSM Viewer
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Now that ties have been severed the IRS should nail ACORN to the wall.


11 posted on 09/23/2009 1:06:16 PM PDT by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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To: manic4organic

Dont forget Hannah and James


12 posted on 09/23/2009 1:06:45 PM PDT by Former MSM Viewer
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

You don’t understand, ACORN always means well.


13 posted on 09/23/2009 1:06:50 PM PDT by dools007
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To: Free ThinkerNY

ACORN RADIOACTIVE!

14 posted on 09/23/2009 1:08:12 PM PDT by sr4402
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To: stephenjohnbanker
So, let me get this straight:

ACORN just got slapped with a $548,213.25 federal tax lien from the Internal Revenue Service, on top of $334,121.43 in tax liens from Louisiana state tax officials, and the IRS is just now waking up to the fact that, well, there might be something wrong, here, ya' know?

15 posted on 09/23/2009 1:10:11 PM PDT by browardchad
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Thank you Andrew Brietbart, Hannah Giles, James O’Keefe and Glenn Beck!


16 posted on 09/23/2009 1:10:50 PM PDT by AuntB (If the TALIBAN grew drugs & burned our land instead of armed Mexican Cartels would anyone notice?)
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To: browardchad

They don’t pay their freaking taxes to boot?

You have got to be kidding me?


17 posted on 09/23/2009 1:12:54 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: browardchad

Yeah ;-)


18 posted on 09/23/2009 1:13:56 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives; All

“They don’t pay their freaking taxes to boot?

You have got to be kidding me?”

Left wingers don’t pay taxes, they just raise them


19 posted on 09/23/2009 1:15:02 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: browardchad

I cannot believe this!!!!!!!!!!!!

http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4GZEZ_enUS313US313&q=ACORN+owes+the+IRS


20 posted on 09/23/2009 1:15:12 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Free ThinkerNY

what low income families pay taxes anymore?


21 posted on 09/23/2009 1:15:22 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: AuntB

B U M P


22 posted on 09/23/2009 1:15:29 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (Pray for, and support our troops(heroes) !! And vote out the RINO's!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
iIRS severs ties with ACORN over scandal

ACORN is so sociopathic, I'll bet every 100% of all ACORN prepared returns are filled with endless fraud.

23 posted on 09/23/2009 1:15:45 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: RC2

With all the Tax liens on ACORN you would think there would be a full blown corporate AUDIT going on.


24 posted on 09/23/2009 1:16:39 PM PDT by Danae (No political party should pick candidates. That's the voters job.)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

The other poster has an excellent point. The IRS had to know they owed millions to them in taxes and they let ACORN play H&R Block?


25 posted on 09/23/2009 1:18:02 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

I think I remember reading that at one point ACORN did one of their community harassment things, like they have done to banks, and H&R Block capitulated to their demands. H&R Block may now be in cahoots with ACORN.


26 posted on 09/23/2009 1:20:02 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

I want to see the big boys sharing a cell with bubba, his boytoy buttah...along with Soros, and all the other loose screws that have taken America for the hopey/changy ride with an a**clown. IRS in bed with ACORN...where’s J Edger Hoover and his blue dress when we need him?


27 posted on 09/23/2009 1:20:22 PM PDT by Karliner (Things are more like they are now than they have ever been before. DDE)
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To: Former MSM Viewer; bray

Bray is our Oregon Pitbull!


28 posted on 09/23/2009 1:25:32 PM PDT by Zathras
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Wow. This means an additional 3 million new taxpayers to help shoulder the burden! /sarcasm>


29 posted on 09/23/2009 1:25:36 PM PDT by Kenton
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To: NoObamaFightForConservatives

yikes


30 posted on 09/23/2009 1:25:38 PM PDT by dalebert
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To: manic4organic

and our favorite “pimp” and “prostitute”


31 posted on 09/23/2009 1:26:43 PM PDT by Marty62 (former Marty60)
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To: manic4organic
You’re welcome, America.

While this is a milestone, this battle will no be over until the US is purged of these "community organizers", by whatever name they try to call themselves.

32 posted on 09/23/2009 1:27:40 PM PDT by The Duke ("Are you now or have you ever been a member of the Democrat Party?")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

September 15, 2009
Spotlight on IRS/ACORN ties

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2009/09/spotlight_on_irsacorn_ties.html


33 posted on 09/23/2009 1:32:24 PM PDT by maggief
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To: Danae; Pride in the USA; Stillwaters
With all the Tax liens on ACORN you would think there would be a full blown corporate AUDIT going on.

There certainly should be. They should also audit every individual tax return for which ACORN provided filing assistance.

34 posted on 09/23/2009 1:33:15 PM PDT by lonevoice (This tagline is identical to the one you are reading)
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To: maggief
http://www.acorn.org/index.php?id=16944&tx_ttnews[tt_news]=18492&tx_ttnews[backPid]=16943&cHash=028c2dfb95

mmn


35 posted on 09/23/2009 1:36:10 PM PDT by maggief
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To: browardchad
ACORN just got slapped with a $548,213.25 federal tax lien from the Internal Revenue Service, on top of $334,121.43 in tax liens from Louisiana state tax officials, and the IRS is just now waking up to the fact that, well, there might be something wrong, here, ya' know?

You got it...

36 posted on 09/23/2009 1:37:10 PM PDT by GOPJ (When I hear "New York Times"-fair or not -what I hear is "New York Times Whore House"...)
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To: maggief

ACORN provided FREE tax help...

Someone at ACORN has to sign the preparers section at the bottom of each tax forms they prepared...

So they are federally libel.


37 posted on 09/23/2009 1:42:33 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: maggief

Oh and ACORN does Nothing for FREE they were paid with tax payer dollars.


38 posted on 09/23/2009 1:45:47 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: maggief; All

ACORN TAX CENTERS

http://www.acorn.org/index.php?id=8198

Someone copy this before it disappears!

I can see Bertha saying, “We didn’t do no tax centers.”


39 posted on 09/23/2009 1:49:59 PM PDT by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid!
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To: Free ThinkerNY
ACORN in its volunteer tax assistance program. The program offered free tax advice to about 3 million low- and moderate-income tax filers this spring

"Free tax advice" = how to cheat

40 posted on 09/23/2009 1:52:14 PM PDT by hsalaw
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To: Free ThinkerNY

When will the IRS sever ties with the Obama administration over scandals?

I mean, look at the list of tax cheats.


41 posted on 09/23/2009 2:00:34 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (There is no truth in the Pravda Media.)
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To: dalebert
what low income families pay taxes anymore?

They weren't helping low income families, they were helping pimps, hookers and human traffickers.

Those people do have some money to hide.

42 posted on 09/23/2009 2:07:32 PM PDT by HIDEK6
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To: maggief

Awww, the little boy is wrapped in the flag...the ACORN flag!


43 posted on 09/23/2009 2:09:25 PM PDT by TheThinker
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To: HIDEK6

Actually, it appears ACORN was preparing the tax returns so the filers could take them to someone, like H&R Block, to get them filed. The E-Filer just verifies the return. By doing it this way, the E-Filer can make money,without being th “Paid Preparer”, knowing full well the return is just a rubber stamp with different SSNs.


44 posted on 09/23/2009 2:20:30 PM PDT by FearlessFreep
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To: RC2
"Will the IRS investigate ACORN?"

Pushin' Too Hard

45 posted on 09/23/2009 2:22:13 PM PDT by blam
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To: Free ThinkerNY

It’s time to shut down the IRS and the federal income tax. See www.fairtax.org


46 posted on 09/23/2009 3:10:39 PM PDT by pleikumud
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To: lonevoice

Absolutely!


47 posted on 09/23/2009 3:25:45 PM PDT by Danae (No political party should pick candidates. That's the voters job.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The IRS is the Obama tool for the redistribution of wealth in America. Distancing themselves from Whoremongers , crack homies,and pimp backers, won’t change that fact. Obama intends to end IRS privacy for individuals.

Read S. 431 of HR 3200:

What it says, pages 195-196, SEC. 431. DISCLOSURES TO CARRY OUT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE SUBSIDIES.

‘‘(A) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary, upon written request from the Health Choices Commissioner or the head of a State-based health insurance exchange approved for operation under section 208 of the America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009, shall disclose to officers and employees of the Health Choices Administration or such State-based health insurance exchange, as the case may be, return information of any taxpayer whose income is relevant in determining any affordability credit described in subtitle C of title II of the America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009. Such return information shall be limited to—

‘‘(i) taxpayer identity information with respect to such taxpayer,

‘‘(ii) the filing status of such taxpayer,

‘‘(iii) the modified adjusted gross income of such taxpayer (as defined in section 59B(e)(5)),

‘‘(iv) the number of dependents of the taxpayer,

‘‘(v) such other information as is prescribed by the Secretary by regulation as might indicate whether the taxpayer is eligible for such affordability credits (and the amount thereof), and

‘‘(vi) the taxable year with respect to which the preceding information relates or, if applicable, the fact that such information is not available.

And, page 145, section 312, EMPLOYER RESPONSIBILITY TO CONTRIBUTE TOWARDS EMPLOYEE AND DEPENDENT COVERAGE:

(3) PROVISION OF INFORMATION.—The employer provides the Health Choices Commissioner, the Secretary of Labor, the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and the Secretary of the Treasury, as applicable, with such information as the Commissioner may require to ascertain compliance with the requirements of this section.

EVALUATION OF THE PASSAGE:

1. This section amends the Internal Revenue Code

2. The bill opens up income tax return information to federal officials.

3. Any stated “limits” to such information are circumvented by item (v), which allows federal officials to decide what information is needed.

4. Employers are required to report whatever information the government says it needs to enforce the plan.

SOURCE: http://www.classicalideals.com/HR3200.htm


48 posted on 09/23/2009 3:31:52 PM PDT by Candor7 (The effective weapons against Fascism are ridicule, derision, and truth (Member NRA)
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To: Former MSM Viewer; Marty62

I said et al! LOL. Of course, thanks to them.


49 posted on 09/23/2009 3:41:30 PM PDT by manic4organic (We Are S0 Screwed)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Is Obama’s house of cards coming down?


50 posted on 09/23/2009 3:51:45 PM PDT by Islaminaction
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