Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Jason Chaffetz

FAQ – IRS Targeting Investigation

2015/05/28

Did the IRS target conservative groups based on their political ideology? Yes. The IRS systematically scrutinized and delayed conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status. The IRS identified these conservative groups based on inappropriate screening criteria, took no action on these groups’ tax-exempt applications for several years, and posed intrusive and inappropriate questions to these organizations. […]

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About – IRS Targeting Investigation

2015/05/28

The IRS Targeting Investigation site was built to centralize information about the Oversight Committee’s investigation into the targeting of conservative groups by the IRS and make it easier for the public to understand the progress of the investigation. In February 2012, the Committee’s investigation began after concerns about inappropriate scrutiny of applicants for tax-exempt status […]

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Chaffetz, Cummings Issue Statement on News The NFL Will Waive Tax Exempt Status

2015/04/28

WASHINGTON – Today, in response to news that the National Football League (NFL) plans to voluntarily waive their tax-exempt status and file tax returns as a taxable entity for fiscal year 2015, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (UT-03) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (MD-7) issued the following statement. “We are extremely pleased […]

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Chaffetz, Cummings Statement on New DHS IG Report Regarding USSS Protection of Former Presidents

2015/04/23

WASHINGTON – House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement regarding the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of the Inspector General Management Advisory titled, “Alarm System Maintenance at Residences Protected by the U.S. Secret Service.” “It is startling and unacceptable that under the Secret […]

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Interior Oversight Committee Exposes DOE Censorship of Independent Report on Uranium Transfers

2015/04/22

The House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on the Interior, led by Chairman Cynthia Lummis (WY-At Large) today examined whether the Department of Energy (DOE) operated outside of its legal authority with regards to uranium transfers under the United States Enrichment Corporation Privatization Act (USECAct) and placed undue influence on a final market analysis showing […]

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Chaffetz, Cummings Statement on Retirement of DEA Administrator

2015/04/21

WASHINGTON – In response to DEA Administrator Leonhart’s retirement, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-MD) issued the following statement. “In light of the DOJ Inspector General’s report and the testimony we heard before our committee, Ms. Leonhart’s retirement is appropriate. With the opportunity now for fresh […]

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DHS, National Archives, & Chemical Safety Board Ranked Worst Places to Work

2015/04/16

WASHINGTON— House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations held a hearing today to examine the findings of the 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey (FEVS), which ranks federal employee satisfaction among government agencies. The report identifies the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (score of 48%), National Archives and Records Administration (score of 49%) and Chemical […]

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House Passes Bill to Limit Hiring of Contractors that Refuse to Pay Federal Taxes

2015/04/15

The Contracting and Tax Accountability Act [H.R. 1562], introduced by House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz, was approved by an overwhelming majority in the U.S. House of Representatives.This legislation would prohibit the award of contracts or grants to corporations or individuals with seriously delinquent tax debt “If you have unaddressed tax delinquency […]

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Taxpayer Advocate Appears Before House Oversight Committee

2015/04/15

The House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government Operations, led by Chairman Mark Meadows (NC-11), today examined the findings included in the 2014 Taxpayer Advocate Annual Report. Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson testified on the details of the report [testimony]. The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS), an independent office within the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), issues […]

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Chaffetz and Cummings Introduce Bill to Modernize Payments to Former Presidents

2015/04/15

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings introduced the Presidential Allowance Modernization Act [H.R. 1777]. This legislation updates the Former President’s Act of 1958, which governs annual pension payments and allowances for former U.S. Presidents and surviving spouses. The legislation introduced by Chairman Chaffetz and Ranking Member Cummings […]

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Washington, DC 20515
Phone 202-225-5074
Fax 202-225-3974
oversight.house.gov


Membership

Justin Amash

MICHIGAN's 3rd DISTRICT

Jason Chaffetz

UTAH's 3rd DISTRICT

Doug Collins

GEORGIA's 9th DISTRICT

Ron DeSantis

FLORIDA's 6th DISTRICT

Scott DesJarlais

TENNESSEE's 4th DISTRICT

John Duncan

TENNESSEE's 2nd DISTRICT

Blake Farenthold

TEXAS' 27th DISTRICT

Paul Gosar

ARIZONA's 4th DISTRICT

Trey Gowdy

SOUTH CAROLINA's 4th DISTRICT

Doc Hastings

WASHINGTON's 4th DISTRICT

Will Hurd

TEXAS' 23rd DISTRICT

Darrell Issa

CALIFORNIA's 49th DISTRICT

Jim Jordan

OHIO's 4th DISTRICT

Cynthia Lummis

WYOMING

Thomas Massie

KENTUCKY's 4th DISTRICT

Patrick McHenry

NORTH CAROLINA's 10th DISTRICT

Mark Meadows

NORTH CAROLINA's 11th DISTRICT

Patrick Meehan

PENNSYLVANIA's 7th DISTRICT

John Mica

FLORIDA's 7th DISTRICT

Michael Turner

OHIO's 10th DISTRICT

Tim Walberg

MICHIGAN's 7th DISTRICT

Mark Walker

NORTH CAROLINA's 6th DISTRICT

Rob Woodall

GEORGIA's 7th DISTRICT

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