Other troubles are mounting at the IRS while the “Tea Party” scandal continues to brew. In a new report released by the Treasury Inspector General of Tax Administration (TIGTA), it was revealed that the IRS spent about $50 million at more than 200 training conferences held between 2010 and 2012. In particular, the TIGTA report highlighted a 2010 conference in Anaheim, Calif., where some staffers stayed in lavish hotel suites and received free food and perks. During the conference, the IRS paid $135,000 to 15 outside speakers, including a $17,000 fee for one speech on “through art.”
Daniel Werfel, the recently appointed Acting IRS Commissioner, has vowed to straighten out the mess and restore public confidence in the IRS.
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