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HEARING: Chairman Roskam Announces Hearing on Protecting Small Businesses from IRS Abuse

February 11, 2015

House Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight Chairman Peter Roskam (R-IL) today announced that the Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight will hold a hearing on the IRS’s use of civil asset forfeiture laws to seize the bank accounts of law abiding small businesses, and the settlement tactics employed by the agency. The hearing will take place on Wednesday, February 11 at 10:00 AM in Room B-318 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

Hearing Advisory

Witness List


The Honorable John Koskinen
Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service


Mr. Andrew Clyde
CEO, Clyde Armory
Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Jeff Hirsch
Owner, Bi-County Distributors
Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Robert Johnson
Attorney, Institute for Justice
Testimony (Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Randy Sowers
Owner, South Mountain Creamery
Testimony (Truth in Testimony)