Friday, May 17, 2013

IRS tax exemption/Obamacare exec got $103,390 in bonuses; Did Obama OK them?

IRS tax exemption/Obamacare exec got $103,390 in bonuses; Did Obama OK them?

Ingram received a $7,000 bonus in 2009, according to data obtained by The Washington Examiner from the IRS, then a $34,440 bonus in 2010, $35,400 in 2011 and $26,550 last year, for a total of $103,390. Her annual salary went from $172,500 to $177,000 during the same period.

The 2010, 2011 and 2012 bonuses were awarded during the period when IRS harassment of the conservative groups was most intense. The newspaper obtained the data via a Freedom of Information Act request.

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Bonuses as large as those awarded to Ingram typically require presidential approval, according to federal personnel regulations.