Common Sense Campaign Mobile http://apr.org en Ala Group Dropped Tax-Exempt Bid Amid IRS Delays http://apr.org/post/ala-group-dropped-tax-exempt-bid-amid-irs-delays <p>An Alabama tea party group says it gave up its bid for tax-exempt status amid what seemed like delays and unusual scrutiny from the Internal Revenue Service.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Now, the head of the group says it appears the organization was caught up in the IRS's admitted practice of targeting conservative groups.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Pete Riehm is chief executive of the Mobile-based Common Sense Campaign. He says the IRS asked for the names of donors and their employers while considering whether the organization should be exempt from paying taxes.<br> Wed, 15 May 2013 11:25:22 +0000 The Associated Press 30410 at http://apr.org Ala Group Dropped Tax-Exempt Bid Amid IRS Delays