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J. Russell George, the Treasury inspector general for tax administration, said that he is "troubled by these delays and escalating costs" at the IRS. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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FILE - In this Friday, March 22, 2013, file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington, is shown. The Obama administration, on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, launched a bid to rein in the use of tax-exempt groups for political campaigning. The effort is an attempt to reduce the role of loosely regulated big-money political outfits like GOP political guru Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS and the pro-Obama Priorities USA. The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department said they want to prohibit such groups from using "candidate-related political activity" like running ads, registering voters or distributing campaign literature as activities that qualify them to be tax-exempt "social welfare" organizations. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

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** FILE ** Acting Internal Revenue Service chief Danny Werfel. (Associated Press)

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Tea party members gather for a rally against the Internal Revenue Service entitled, "Audit the IRS" on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, June 19, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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This photo taken March 22, 2013, shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. The IRS issued $4 billion in fraudulent tax refunds last year to people using stolen identities, with some of the money going to addresses in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Ireland, according to a Treasury report released Thursday. The IRS sent a total of 655 tax refunds to a single address in Lithuania, and 343 refunds went to a lone address in Shanghai. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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**FILE** William Temple (left), dressed in a tri-corner hat, cheers for speakers during "Audit the IRS," a tea party rally against the Internal Revenue Service on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol in Washington on June 19, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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This photo taken March 22, 2013, shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. The IRS issued $4 billion in fraudulent tax refunds last year to people using stolen identities, with some of the money going to addresses in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Ireland, according to a Treasury report released Thursday. The IRS sent a total of 655 tax refunds to a single address in Lithuania, and 343 refunds went to a lone address in Shanghai. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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This photo taken March 22, 2013, shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. The IRS issued $4 billion in fraudulent tax refunds last year to people using stolen identities, with some of the money going to addresses in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Ireland, according to a Treasury report released Thursday. The IRS sent a total of 655 tax refunds to a single address in Lithuania, and 343 refunds went to a lone address in Shanghai. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont. speaks on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Tuesday, May 21, 2013, during the committee's hearing on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) practice of targeting applicants for tax-exempt status based on political leanings. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont. speaks on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Tuesday, May 21, 2013, during the committee's hearing on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) practice of targeting applicants for tax-exempt status based on political leanings. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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**FILE** The exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington is seen on March 22, 2013. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** The exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington is seen on March 22, 2013. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Rep. Bill Pascrell, New Jersey Democrat, questions organizations that say they were unfairly targeted by the Internal Revenue Service while seeking tax-exempt status testify at the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 4, 2013. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** Rep. Bill Pascrell, New Jersey Democrat, questions organizations that say they were unfairly targeted by the Internal Revenue Service while seeking tax-exempt status testify at the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on June 4, 2013. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** The exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington is seen on March 22, 2013. (Associated Press)

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National Edition News Cover for October 23, 2013 - Internal Revenue Service Building, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, October 2, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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**FILE** The exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington is seen on March 22, 2013. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** The Internal Revenue Service Building, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)