IRS

We have a duty in Congress to protect our constituents from potential IRS abuse and I am proud to say that my amendment will make sure things like the Lois Lerner targeting scandal never happen again at the IRS.
I am encouraged by the IRS’s decision to reverse course and grant Christians Engaged 501(c)(3) nonprofit status, and I congratulate Bunni Pounds and First Liberty on this hard fought victory for religious freedom.
Yesterday, as the top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady, I released the followed statement after President Donald J. Trump signed H.R. 3151, the Taxpayer First Act:
Everyone knows the IRS needs to be reformed from top to bottom. From absurd wait times when calling the IRS, to property seizure abuse, this is an agency that desperately needs to be reined in and restructured to actually...
Recently, the House passed multiple bills to redesign the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for the first time in over two decades. I released the following statement: 
Today’s Tom Woods Letter, which all the influential people receive every day. Be one of them.I’ll grant you: I’d rather be contacted by shysters pretending to be the IRS than by the actual IRS.But it’s still...
The Research and Technology Subcommittee today held a hearing to hear from IRS Commissioner John Koskinen following a recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report that highlights severe cybersecurity vulnerabilities...
Last week I reintroduced the Wrongful Convictions Tax Relief Act (H.R. 3086) – legislation that would prohibit the IRS from taxing compensation awarded to people who have been imprisoned due to a wrongful conviction...
I sent a letter to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen Thursday asking him to confirm that his agency will respect America’s longstanding principle of religious liberty in light of the Supreme Court’s recent decision in ...
On Thursday, I held a hearing in the Judiciary Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts to examine
I spoke on the Floor of the U.S. House of Representatives recently to encourage my colleagues to support my proposed amendment to H.R. 4502. The amendment would prevent the IRS from further targeting of people or...
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The block organizer is doing, and has been doing, what he is most capable of doing: creating havoc by organizing resistance groups to commit violence, threaten Rule of Law. There is no place for this and no attorney should...
As many of you are aware, Obama used the IRS to go after right-of-center organizations and deprive them of 501c3 approvals, and to punish companies who were right leaning.  This may have been disconcerting for you, but there...
Identity theft is a problem across the United States. It affects millions of Americans each year. 
I released the following statement applauding the passage of a bipartisan package to make bold reforms to the Internal Revenue Service:
Last week’s flooding was devastating for many families in the Houston area. Our emergency responders and local officials deserve thanks for responding quickly to save the lives of those stranded by high waters. Local...
Today I joined fellow lawmakers in sponsoring a resolution to impeach Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen.
There is a growing assault on the Judeo Christian values which serve as the foundation of our Western civilization and the basis of all our laws. These core principles have been a vital part of making America the greatest...
In May I joined more than 50 of my colleagues in sending a letter to the IRS to ask them to review the Clinton Foundation’s tax-exe
I issued the following statement after voting to prevent another government shutdown: A broken process created by years of Senate Democrat control has yielded an agreement that is less than perfect.Despite this, this...

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