May 23, 2014
IRS Holds Off -- for Now -- on Rules to Restrict Political Groups
Any day that the Obama administration halts its regulatory overreach is a good day -- even if it won’t last forever.
Yesterday, the IRS announced it would hold off until next year on new rules that would have restricted the activities of nonprofit groups. The administration had been working on these behind the scenes since last year. But after the agency’s targeting of conservative groups -- based on their ideological leanings -- came to light, it caused an uproar.
It’s at least somewhat refreshing that the agency paid attention to a massive outpouring of criticism.
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