“Behavior changers”

In a 2011 interview, Lois Lerner explains the IRS’s purpose behind sending massive, intrusive questionnaires:

Receiving a thick questionnaire from the IRS, she says, is a “behavior changer.”

She was discussing the practice in a different context than the IRS scandal, but this confirms — as we have long believed — that the purpose of invasive IRS inquiries is not actually to collect information.

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