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Small CO Tea Party Group Among Those Targeted by IRS

DENVER — In the wake of the Internal Revenue Service profiling scandal, a Colorado tea party chapter now says it was given extra scrutiny by the tax-collecting agency after it applied for non-profit status.

La Plata County’s 4 Corners Liberty filed for 501(c)(4) status in 2011. Wendy Cox, one of its organizers, told Colorado Watchdog that soon after she sent in the application, she got the “the letter,” the now infamous questionnaire that tea party groups across the country have reported receiving.

“We got a bunch of questions,” she said. “All the questions were just so wrong. They asked for silly things that you could never possibly give them.”

Source: Colorado Watchdog. Read full article. (link)

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