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IRS Admits Wrongdoing in Leak of Confidential Tax Information

4:56 PM, Jun 24, 2014 • By JOHN MCCORMACK
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Ken McIntyre reports at the Daily Signal

Two years after activists for same-sex marriage obtained the confidential tax return and donor list of a national group opposed to redefining marriage, the Internal Revenue Service has admitted wrongdoing and agreed to settle the resulting lawsuit.

The Daily Signal has learned that, under a consent judgment today, the IRS agreed to pay $50,000 in damages to the National Organization for Marriage as a result of the unlawful release of the confidential information to a gay rights group, the Human Rights Campaign, that is NOM’s chief political rival.

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