The IRS acknowledged Friday that its agents at an Ohio office asked inappropriate questions of Tea Party and other conservative groups as they flagged them for additional scrutiny.
The following, based on questionnaires made public by Tea Party groups, are examples of the requests made by the IRS as part of the application for tax-exempt status.
-- Copies of current web pages, including blog posts and social networking site pages
-- Copies of all newsletters, bulletins and flyers
-- Names of donors and amounts they gave
-- Names of those who received donations and amounts received
-- Dates of community events including rallies
-- Contents of speeches delivered at sponsored events
-- Names of event organizers
-- Copies of documents that rate political candidates
-- Amount of money spent on publishing materials
-- Membership agreement and rules that govern members
-- Salary information