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IRS Announces New Simplistic Application for Tax-exempt Status; Senator Chuck Grassley Targeted by IRS in 2010 ‰ÛÒ Late Edition, July 2

by jihun han / /

Today's Taxpayer News! 

In the midst of the “Lois Lerner e-mail” controversy involving the IRS Tea Party investigation, the agency announced a more simplistic application for organizations to receive a tax-exempt status. Forbes has the latest!

In other IRS related news, Lois Lerner was attempting to audit Senator Chuck Grassley after he blocked President Obama’s nominee for Assistant Attorney General of the Department of Justice Tax Division. The hearings for the DOJ Tax nominee occurred around the same time when the IRS was targeting conservative nonprofit groups.