25 Aug '13, 4am

American Legion suspects it was targeted by Obama #IRS #TeaParty #Veterans #Military #tcot #tlot

American Legion suspects it was targeted by Obama #IRS #TeaParty #Veterans #Military #tcot #tlot

FILE: August 30, 2011: American Legion members at their93rd annual convention, in Minneapolis, Minn.REUTERS ADVERTISEMENT The American Legion is raising concerns about also being a victim of IRS targeting, prompting a Republican senator to demand answers from the agency. The veterans’ service group says it recently learned about a so-called IRS “audit manual” that requires American Legion posts to keep dates of service and member records or perhaps face a $1,000-a-day fine, according to The Daily Caller . The concerns follow revelations this spring that the IRS flagged Tea Party groups for additional auditing when they were seeking tax-exempt status from 2010 to 2012. The additional American Legion auditing appears to be the jurisdiction of the IRS’s Exempt Organizations Division, which oversaw the Tea Party flagging under Director Lois Lerner, who is now on paid administr...

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