Entity: Treasury - Internal Revenue Service

Rejection from IRS Regarding Communications with Trump Personal Attorneys

December 20, 2019
Rejection from Internal Revenue Service in response to a request for communications with Trump's personal attorneys.

Rejection from IRS Regarding a Final Memo that Treasury Must Produce Tax Return Information to Congress

December 20, 2019
Rejection from the Department of the Treasury's Internal Revenue Service in response to American Oversight's request for the final version of the recently released draft memo concluding that agency is required to produce any tax return information requested by the Chairman of the House, Ways, and Mean Committee.

FOIA to IRS for Emails Between Agency Officials and Stephen Miller

November 8, 2019
FOIA to the Internal Revenue Service seeking email communications between high-ranking agency officials and White House Senior Advisor Stephen Miller.

Treasury Records Regarding the Ethics Documents of Political Appointees

September 25, 2019
SF-50s from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for IRS political appointees, including IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig, and former Acting IRS Chief Michael Desmond.

Rejection Response from IRS Regarding Email Communications Concerning a Congressional Committee’s Request for Trump’s Tax Return


September 13, 2019
Internal Revenue Service stated that it would not provide these records regarding a request for communications as “return information of a third party are confidential and may not be disclosed unless specifically authorized by law.” American Oversight sought communications concerning a draft memo concluding that the Department of Treasury is required to produce any tax return information requested by the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.

FOIA to IRS Seeking External Communications Regarding Certain Donor Disclosure Requirements

August 7, 2019
FOIA to the Internal Revenue Service seeking communications with external groups regarding potential changes to donor disclosure requirements for certain tax-exempt organizations, including politically active 501(c)(4) organizations.

FOIA to the Internal Revenue Service Seeking Communications With Trump Attorneys Regarding His Tax Returns

June 20, 2019
FOIA to the Internal Revenue Service seeking communications between IRS officials and President Trump's personal attorneys in the wake of a letter from Trump attorney William S. Consovoy urging the withholding of Trump's personal tax returns.

News Roundup: The Trump Administration and the Hatch Act

June 14, 2019
Like many norms in the Trump era, the prohibition on federal employees engaging in political activity while at work has been routinely tested by this administration.
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway

FOIA to IRS Seeking Email Communications Attaching the Memo Concluding that Treasury Must Produce Tax Return Information to Congress

June 13, 2019
FOIA to the Internal Revenue Service seeking all email communications attaching the recently released draft memo concluding that the Department of Treasury is required to produce any tax return information requested by the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee.

FOIA to IRS Seeking Resumes and Ethics Documents of Political Appointees

June 7, 2019
FOIA to IRS seeking resumes, ethics waivers or authorizations, recusal determinations, and SF-50s, for IRS political appointees, including IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig, former Acting Commissioner David Kautter, and IRS Chief Counsel Michael J. Desmond.