At the same time it was subjecting conservative groups to inappropriate scrutiny and delays, the Internal Revenue Service may have been doing the same to liberal groups, according to a new report.
The report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration looked at the same period as an audit in 2013 that found that using inappropriate criteria led the IRS to target conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status (see “TIGTA: Ineffective management led to targeting Tea Party groups”), but used a broader range of criteria to examine case selection.
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