IRS Wants To Tighten Its Rule On Social Welfare Groups
By: Peter Overby
January 27, 2014
The IRS is asking Americans to comment on how it should regulate social welfare groups. Under the tax code, they are known as 501(c)(4) groups. They are the new players in politics — heavily financed but done so anonymously.
Democrats and Republicans in Virginia are at odds over the value of investigating the state Senator Phil Puckett, who resigned last month to take a job at a state tobacco commission — and turned the Senate over to Republicans.
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