Internal Revenue Service

In a legal settlement that still awaits a federal judge's approval, the IRS "expresses its sincere apology" for mistreating a conservative organization called Linchpins of Liberty — along with 40 other conservative groups — in their applications for tax-exempt status.

And in a second case, NorCal Tea Party Patriots and 427 other groups suing the IRS also reached a "substantial financial settlement" with the government.

A California tea party group's lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service over alleged targeting will go to trial in Cincinnati in late 2017.

A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has ordered the Internal Revenue Service to produce information about tax-exempt applications for a tea party lawsuit over targeting of conservative groups.

A Columbus woman has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for her role in an income tax refund scam.

A federal district judge in Cincinnati has granted class-action status to a tea party group's lawsuit stemming from Internal Revenue Service delays in approving nonprofit status for a tax-exemption classification. 

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

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

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.

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.

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

Mar 15, 2013

A tax-preparation glitch could delay the returns of an estimated 30 thousand  Ohioans by up to six weeks.