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IRS Oversight Board Admits Inappropriate Targeting and Breakdown of the Processing System
Gateway Pundit ^ | May 17, 2013 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 05/17/2013 8:07:20 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Treasury has not one, but at least two departments tasked with keeping an eye on the IRS. We’ve heard from Treasury’s Inspector General already in his report released this week. Now, the IRS Oversight Board has chimed in. The Oversight Board is a nine-member independent body charged to oversee the IRS in its administration, management, conduct, direction, and supervision of the execution and application of the internal revenue laws. The Secretary of Treasury and the Commissioner of Internal Revenue are members of the Board.

Today the IRS Oversight Board released this statement:

The IRS Oversight Board is deeply troubled by IRS conduct described in the May 14 Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) report1. This behavior by a few individuals does a great disservice to the vast majority of IRS employees who discharge their duties within the letter and spirit of the law.

The use of inappropriate criteria to identify organizations applying for tax-exempt status indicates, in the Board’s opinion, a breakdown in the business processing system of the IRS. This breakdown erodes taxpayers’ faith in the integrity and fairness of that system and our public institutions at large. Moreover, during the reported timeline, IRS leadership never informed the Board of the change in its new criteria, although there were regular opportunities to properly brief the Board on this matter.....

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government
KEYWORDS: impeachnow; internalrevenue; irs; obama; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; teaparty

1 posted on 05/17/2013 8:07:20 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What is the appeals process for the heavy handed profiling cases?


2 posted on 05/17/2013 8:08:50 PM PDT by BipolarBob (Happy Hunger Games! May the odds be ever in your favor.)
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To: BipolarBob

3 posted on 05/17/2013 8:09:36 PM PDT by Baynative (Lord, keep one hand on my shoulder and the other over my mouth.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

if you cant dazzle them with your brilliance baffle them with your


4 posted on 05/17/2013 8:09:52 PM PDT by bigheadfred ( barry your mouth is writing checks your ass cant cash)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bump


5 posted on 05/17/2013 8:10:48 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Inappropriate?.. ILLEGAL!!!


6 posted on 05/17/2013 8:11:05 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

CYA!!!


7 posted on 05/17/2013 8:13:25 PM PDT by Forrestfire (("To educate a man in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society." Theodore Roosevelt))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s time to knock off the charade. The Obama regime abused its power and used the IRS as a weapon against conservative American taxpayers. Everything else is bull****. Somebody needs to go to jail.


8 posted on 05/17/2013 8:14:30 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Today the IRS Oversight Board released this statement

Let me guess -- it was some time after 5 PM?

9 posted on 05/17/2013 8:14:40 PM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I wish someone would work the phrase “vindictive ideological pigs” into these kinds of reports. We need some reality.


10 posted on 05/17/2013 8:14:46 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: Baynative

VJ: the Darkitect.


11 posted on 05/17/2013 8:16:04 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Biggest load of crap they could come up with.

“Inappropriate” “Breakdown”, blah blah, like they started targeting left-handed people or some such.

This was a pure political perversion of an arm of the federal government designed to stifle, frustrate and punish political opponents of the administrations socialist agenda.

I had no confidence in this agency to begin with; it must be dismantled completely now to restore any confidence.

To Hell with this agency!


12 posted on 05/17/2013 8:16:17 PM PDT by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

...yeah, it was breaking for three years..along with the lies and thuggery and thief (think there was major kickbacks going to the RAT party?)


13 posted on 05/17/2013 8:22:21 PM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: bigheadfred

exactly


14 posted on 05/17/2013 8:23:48 PM PDT by doc1019 (There is absolutely no difference between pro-choice and pro-abortion.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
[Moreover, during the reported timeline, IRS leadership never informed the Board of the change in its new criteria, although there were regular opportunities to properly brief the Board on this matter.]

“. . .IRS leadership never informed the Board of the change in its new criteria. . .”

IRS has been saying two to four “rouges” in the Cincinnati office were the culprits. But the Board infers that it was the “leadership” that changed the criteria resulting in the profiling of conservative groups.

15 posted on 05/17/2013 8:24:52 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
inappropriate... that's what they call endemic and systemic criminal corruption now days???
16 posted on 05/17/2013 8:28:38 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All
breakdown of the processing system

Breakdown?

Seems to me they were pretty "efficient" from a demorats' perspective.

Certainly systematic as well.

This is just more of their talking pts...pouncing upon American propensity to forgive bumbling idiocy. Except 'twasn't done with excessive idiocy; rather, overly zealously clever. Crafty. As in Satanic craftiness.

Now, tell us. How oft' is the irs "forgiving" toward non-compliant taxpayers?

17 posted on 05/17/2013 8:30:49 PM PDT by Colofornian
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The Oversight Board is a nine-member independent body charged to oversee the IRS in its administration, management, conduct, direction, and supervision of the execution and application of the internal revenue laws

Well this begs the GD question:

Where in hell have the "Oversight Board" and it's nine member overpaid government hacks been?

Besides looting the income of the American private sector, what the hell are these people doing in D.C.?

Someone send an email the corrupt "Oversight Board" and tell them no one is buying this weak sh*t.

I want terminations, arrests and criminal charges for all!

18 posted on 05/17/2013 8:31:15 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

These Obamanation IRS Boards have lost the ability to recognize the difference between Right and Wrong. They have become Zombies.


19 posted on 05/17/2013 8:35:09 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The question everyone has is this, “What is this?”. (I pad).

What is is is the opening volley against Ft. Sumter. The bombing of Pearl Harbor. The attack on the folks at Lexington. This is the opening salvo in Civil War. This is aggression, pure, simple, naked and raw against us by people who would in public claim to be our fellow citizens whilst in the darkness conspiring against us to achieve through deceit and perfidy what they could not through integrity and honesty. They no longer deserve to be considered as any kind of peer or colleague . They are openly flouting morality, law, integrity, and any other virtue that would cause us to embrace them. Now or later we will of necessity be required by nature itself and as Jefferson said Nature’s God to respond. We did not seek this but it has sought us. God help us.


20 posted on 05/17/2013 8:44:25 PM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Great job, Oversight Board. You are as useful as mammary glands on a bull. I call for your resignations.


21 posted on 05/17/2013 8:50:11 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (3 guns when you only have one arm? "I just don't want to get killed for lack of shooting back")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

IRS Oversight Board Admits Inappropriate Targeting and Breakdown of the Processing System
***There’s no freeping breakdown. The system is working exactly as they intended.


22 posted on 05/17/2013 9:00:55 PM PDT by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"The use of inappropriate criteria to identify organizations applying for tax-exempt status indicates, in the Board’s opinion, a breakdown in the business processing system of the IRS."

"inappropriate criteria to identify"

Oh no, it was very appropriate to successfully identify political enemies.

"a breakdown in the business processing system"

There was no breakdown. It did what it was suppose to do. The identification was necessary to the processing system of harassed and intimidation. How else would the FBI, ATF, and OSHA had to know where to go?

23 posted on 05/17/2013 9:02:52 PM PDT by Smokeyblue
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To: Smokeyblue

Frank VanderSloot said on o Reilly that his and eight other names appeared on the Obama campaign website. Then news people and far left website picked up the mantra.

Much harassment via emails. Visit of a Michael Wolf whose website claimed a senate connection followed by:
Three audits by IRS one bT dept of labor

Would like to know who encouraged the senators to write IRS. Was it connected to funding for them

Point is: it’s not just T party and not just IRS


24 posted on 05/17/2013 9:15:21 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: wastoute
What is is is the opening volley against Ft. Sumter. The bombing of Pearl Harbor. The attack on the folks at Lexington. This is the opening salvo in Civil War. This is aggression, pure, simple, naked and raw against us by people who would in public claim to be our fellow citizens whilst in the darkness conspiring against us to achieve through deceit and perfidy what they could not through integrity and honesty. They no longer deserve to be considered as any kind of peer or colleague . They are openly flouting morality, law, integrity, and any other virtue that would cause us to embrace them. Now or later we will of necessity be required by nature itself and as Jefferson said Nature’s God to respond. We did not seek this but it has sought us. God help us.

+1

25 posted on 05/17/2013 9:19:11 PM PDT by glorgau
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To: One Name
To Hell with this agency!

But they are not the only agency that was acting in such a biased and illegal manner.

26 posted on 05/17/2013 9:28:27 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
...during the reported timeline, IRS leadership never informed the Board of the change in its new criteria..."

Yet another CYA by government officials whose responsibility it is to ensure the integrity and honesty of our powerful federal institutions.

What the hell is the point of an 'oversight' board that doesn't look over the shoulders of those they're tasked with watching?

Just what do they do to earn their paychecks? Sit and wait for agencies to TELL them what they're doing wrong?

Good grief!

27 posted on 05/17/2013 9:31:00 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: hoosiermama

I know. It’s insane. Criminally insane.

I’ve read so many articles I can’t keep track of them all but the one about a tea-party lady who got a visit from the FBI, ATF, OSHA, several audits - not only of the tea party organization but her personal business, and a $5000 fine really takes the cake for me.

Each story is worse than the last.


28 posted on 05/17/2013 9:36:44 PM PDT by Smokeyblue
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To: dragnet2; 2ndDivisionVet
Where in hell have the "Oversight Board" and it's nine member overpaid government hacks been?

"Seven Board members are appointed by the President of the United States and confirmed by the Senate for five-year terms. These members have professional experience or expertise in key business and tax administration areas. Of the seven, one must be a full-time federal employee or a representative of IRS employees. The Secretary of Treasury and the Commissioner of Internal Revenue are also members of the Board. "

Knowing WHO they are helps understand 'WHERE' they were.

29 posted on 05/17/2013 9:37:03 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: BipolarBob

Frank VanderSloot audit.

What percentage of IRS employees are members of the NTEU?

What percentage of IRS employees are Obama contributors?

“Will no one rid me of this (fill in the blank)” syndrome...

There will be no rank-and-file IRS whistleblowers on this, because they all agree with what was done.


30 posted on 05/17/2013 9:37:12 PM PDT by muffaletaman (IMNSHO - I MIGHT be wrong, but I doubt it.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
“. . .IRS leadership never informed the Board of the change in its new criteria. . .”


31 posted on 05/17/2013 9:39:00 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: UCANSEE2

No. It’s like Campbells alphabet soup.

DeConstruction is the menu special of the day...


32 posted on 05/17/2013 9:41:24 PM PDT by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mess with the IRS: penalties, interest and possible prison.
IRS ‘earls’ heed King O: “Will no one rid me of this turbulent tea-party?!” and mess with you?
“Nothing to see here,”
followed by, “OK, maybe inappropriate,
but by zealous, loose-cannon, low-level drones. The king knew nothing, no apologies.
(Get serious. We mean, really... “We” in the imperious, capricious government agency with virtually unbridled power sense. Not in His Majesty’s sense. We just wanted to make that clear. OK?)

Now get back to work, villains—due to the Affordable Care Act, ‘Tax Freedom Day’ has been changed from April 18 to May 29. Then you can start keeping your earnings.
Welcome to the IRS. We love you. Now, go away and fear us—Open your big yap and we’re coming for you next.”


33 posted on 05/17/2013 9:42:43 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: UCANSEE2

<....”Knowing WHO they are helps understand ‘WHERE’ they were.”....>

Oh I see...so they were THERE where there is no there there?


34 posted on 05/17/2013 9:45:14 PM PDT by caww
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We are finding out exactly what the word “service” means in Internal Revenue Service. It means serving up intimidation, harassment, and terror.


35 posted on 05/17/2013 9:54:22 PM PDT by Goreknowshowtocheat
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To: UCANSEE2

My post would best be described as a rhetorical question.


36 posted on 05/17/2013 11:41:20 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The I.R.S. - Obama's Gestapo.


obama irs gestapo scandal conservative corruption  <  irs evil diabolical corrupt tyrants gestapo
37 posted on 05/18/2013 12:22:43 AM PDT by Bon mots
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.


38 posted on 05/18/2013 1:47:55 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Smokeyblue

What is significant about VanderSloot he has the connection with 0 campaign organization initiating the harassment not just for him but eight others. If this Wolf guy is who I pulled up it goes him in with the Senators who wrote the letters to Irs

To quote Biden
It’s a big f- ing deal !


39 posted on 05/18/2013 4:02:58 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: Smokeyblue

What is significant about VanderSloot he has the connection with 0 campaign organization initiating the harassment not just for him but eight others. If this Wolf guy is who I pulled up it goes him in with the Senators who wrote the letters to Irs

To quote Biden
It’s a big f- ing deal !


40 posted on 05/18/2013 4:03:01 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: Graewoulf
These Obamanation IRS Boards have lost the ability to recognize the difference between Right and Wrong.

But they've no problem with Right and Left!

41 posted on 05/18/2013 5:27:04 AM PDT by Roccus
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To: Roccus; All

Protest Obama’s IRS at your local IRS Office or Post Office at Noon, May 21.

Gadsden Flags are optional.


42 posted on 05/20/2013 6:51:31 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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