Out-of-control IRS seeks new powers (Jenny Beth Martin’s Weekly Column in the Washington Times)

It’s a thought that should send a chill up every American’s spine: The Internal Revenue Service wants to increase its already-expansive powers.

Fresh off the IRS targeting scandal – in which the agency systematically brought its enormous power to bear to target conservatives for years – the IRS now wants new authority to ask 501(c)(3) charitable organizations to collect the Social Security numbers of donors who contribute more than $250 in a given year. For good reason, Americans are alarmed that the IRS is even considering this new rule.

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