IRS Commissioner Whines about His Budget

The IRS Commissioner John Koskinen is worried about the 2015 tax filing season. Hey, Mr. Koskinen… calm down. Really. From Forbes.com: “IRS Commissioner Predicts Miserable 2015 Tax Filing Season.” Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen warned that close to half the people trying to reach the IRS by phone might not get through during the upcoming 2015 tax filing season. “Phone service could plummet to 53%,” he told an audience of tax practitioners at the AICPA National Read more […]

So Just HOW Did the Lois Lerner Hard Drive Get Scratched at the IRS?

What an amazing set of “coincidences.” “Failed” computers, prematurely “retired” equipment, dumping the IT backup vendor just after the investigation began: these guys make Watergate look like knocking off a kid’s lemonade stand. As the Daily Caller reports, Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner’s computer hard drive was “scratched” and the data on it was still recoverable. But the IRS did not try to recover the data from Lerner’s hard drive, despite recommendations from in-house IRS IT experts Read more […]