Over $100K Paid Out From 2009-2012; Exec Now Runs Obamacare Office
By Harold Hutchison
A second IRS executive who oversaw the division that harassed over 500 conservative groups received bonuses during the time the harassment occurred. This revelation comes on the heels of the news that Lois Lerner, who also oversaw the tax-exemption department, received $42,000 in bonuses.
According to a report by the Washington Examiner, Sarah Hall Ingram received $103,390 in bonuses from 2009-2012. Ingram was also promoted to run the IRS’s Obamacare division. Three of the bonuses Ingram received were over $25,000, which requires review by the director of the Office of Personnel Management and approval by the President.
Law professor Eugene Volokh reported that the IRS planted the question in which the harassment of conservative groups. At Volokh.com, he also reported that Lerner sent at least one letter to one of the harassed Tea Party groups.
Two IRS executives, including acting commissioner Steven Miller, have resigned.