IRS http://wvxu.org en Tea Party & IRS waiting for Cincinnati court decision http://wvxu.org/post/tea-party-irs-waiting-cincinnati-court-decision <p>The timetable is unclear but U.S. District Judge Susan Dlott will decide if the NorCal Tea Party Patriots lawsuit filed against the IRS and 19 Cincinnati workers will go forward. A Motion to Dismiss hearing was held this week in federal court. Dlott said she will take the matter under submission.</p><p>The NorCal Tea Party is the lead plaintiff in the class-action suit. It <strong>seeks damages for "illegal and harassing behavior</strong> in the handling and processing of their applications for nonprofit status."</p><p><strong>Extra scrutiny dates back to 2010</strong></p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 20:45:37 +0000 Ann Thompson 28697 at http://wvxu.org Tea Party & IRS waiting for Cincinnati court decision IRS Commissioner: finish investigation, make changes http://wvxu.org/post/irs-commissioner-finish-investigation-make-changes <p>New IRS Commissioner John Koskinen came to Cincinnati Thursday to find out how the process of applying for 501 (c)(4) status can be more efficient and learn from employees what resources they need and what obstacles they have.</p><p>Koskinen is known as a turnaround specialist, having run Freddie Mac in the middle of the financial crisis, and guiding Penn Central Railroad and a teamsters pension fund.&nbsp;He&nbsp;was also&nbsp;President Clinton's Y2K czar in the late 1990s. He now aims to restore confidence in the Internal Revenue Service.</p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 19:31:53 +0000 Ann Thompson 21650 at http://wvxu.org IRS Commissioner: finish investigation, make changes Groups tell Ohio legislators how they were targeted by IRS http://wvxu.org/post/groups-tell-ohio-legislators-how-they-were-targeted-irs <p>The Ohio General Assembly's House Policy and Legislative Oversight Committee met in Cincinnati Thursday to hear from people who claim they were targeted for extra scrutiny by the IRS.</p><p>Those who spoke, talked about how they had to answer pages of confusing questions that, at times, sounded like political research on their groups.</p><p>Timothy Savaglio is a member of the Liberty Township Tea Party. He says filling out the IRS's many and pointed questionnaires became like a full-time job.</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 19:59:26 +0000 Tana Weingartner 15402 at http://wvxu.org Groups tell Ohio legislators how they were targeted by IRS Tea Party rallies against IRS http://wvxu.org/post/tea-party-rallies-against-irs <p></p><p>Several hundred Tea Party members rallied at noon Tuesday on Fountain Square before marching to the John Weld Peck Federal Building. They held signs and chanted slogans like "you work for us" and "the IRS has got to go."</p><p>Dave Kern of Liberty Township says he came to protest the "outrageous actions" of the IRS in the<a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/05/13/183588713/irs-targeted-additional-conservative-groups-probe-shows" target="_blank"> recent scandal involving extra scrutiny of conservative groups</a> applying for 501(c)(4) tax exempt status.</p> Tue, 21 May 2013 17:16:54 +0000 Tana Weingartner 12832 at http://wvxu.org Tea Party rallies against IRS Tax strategies for individual and businesses http://wvxu.org/post/tax-strategies-individual-and-businesses <p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Larry Baker</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, senior partner at </span><a href="http://www.grantthornton.com/portal/site/gtcom/menuitem.a8ee697a92b73ac9b217bfae633841ca/?vgnextoid=b17acbbdad9c4010VgnVCM100000368314acRCRD&amp;vgnextfmt=default" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Grant Thornton</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Cincinnati, is </span><a href="http://www.wvxu.org/programs/money-chris-desimio" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>On the Money with Chris DeSimio</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to discuss tax strategies for individuals and businesses for the 2012 -2013 tax season.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 05:30:05 +0000 Chris DeSimio 11031 at http://wvxu.org Tax strategies for individual and businesses