Tag: IRS

Robert Faturechi and Derek Willis: IRS Grants Nonprofit Status to ‘Dark Money’ Group Founded by Karl Rove

February 2016

Crossroads GPS gets declared a nonprofit five years after applying, meaning that its donor list can remain private.

Theodoric Meyer: New IRS Rules on Dark Money Delayed

January 2015

The IRS faces a number of hurdles before its new regulations for social welfare nonprofits can be finalized, including potential opposition from Congress.

What Happens When a Dark Money Group Blows Off IRS Rules

April 2014

The Government Integrity Fund spent most of its money on election ads, despite IRS rules prohibiting a social welfare nonprofit from doing so.

Kim Barker: ‘America Is Not Stupid’ Wins IRS Recognition as Tax-Exempt Nonprofit

October 2013

The group spent over $125,000 on election campaigns in 2012, but that was not enough for the IRS to deny their application.

Kim Barker & Justin Elliott: Six Facts Lost in the IRS Scandal

May 2013

Amid the outrage, the big picture of social welfare nonprofits is easily forgotten.

Robert Reich: The IRS and the Real Scandal

May 2013

The problem is that the IRS has interpreted our tax laws to allow big corporations and wealthy individuals unlimited political influence.

Robert Reich: Pyromaniacs on the Potomac

May 2013

The problem with Obama's second term.

Robert Reich: The Hollowing Out of Government

May 2013

When Republicans can’t repeal laws they don’t like, they hollow them out, deny funds to fully implement them, and reduce funds to enforce them.