[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit [official website] on Tuesday struck down [opinion, PDF] licensing regulations imposed by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) [official website] on tax preparers, holding that nothing within the text of the law or legislative history contemplates such a vast expansion of the IRS's authority. Writing on behalf of a unanimous three-judge panel, Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh stated that the IRS's statutory authority cannot be stretched so broadly as to...

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