Internal Revenue Service House GOP Wants Special Counsel To Probe IRS By Associated Press • May 2, 2014 House Republican leaders say they want the Justice Department to appoint a special counsel to investigate the Internal Revenue Service over the way agents scrutinized applications by tea party groups for tax exempt status. Five Locals Indicted In Alleged Tax Fraud Scheme By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Apr 17, 2014 A federal grand jury has indicted a local income tax preparer and four business owners in a conspiracy to defraud the Internal Revenue Service and help file false tax returns. State Lawmakers Hold Hearings On IRS Scandal By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jul 12, 2013 The Ohio House Policy and Legislative Oversight committee wants to hear from people who believe they were targeted by the Internal Revenue Service because of their political beliefs. IRS Agents Say Washington Targeted Conservative Groups By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jun 7, 2013 Two Internal Revenue Service agents working in the Cincinnati office say higher-ups in Washington directed the targeting of conservative political groups when they applied for tax-exempt status. Ohio Tea Party Members Going To D.C. By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • May 16, 2013 Some Ohio conservative activists who say they were targeted by the Internal Revenue Service when they applied for tax-exempt status are heading to Washington as federal investigations widen. Glitch Could Delay Federal Tax Returns By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Mar 15, 2013 A tax-preparation glitch could delay the returns of an estimated 30 thousand Ohioans by up to six weeks.