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Thousands of Federal Workers
Owe Billions in Back Taxes

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 5/23/2014 4:15:10 AM

From workers in Congress and at the White House to active duty troops, more than 318,000 federal employees and retirees owe just over $3.3 billion in back taxes, the Internal Revenue Service said Thursday. That works out to nearly 3.3 percent of all 9.8 million federal workers and retirees who are behind on their taxes, which is significantly lower than the proportion of delinquent taxpayers in the overall population. The IRS said it estimates that to be at least 8.7 percent. Those behind in their tax payments include 714 of the roughly 17,000 people working for the House and Senate, the agency

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 5/23/2014 5:58:14 AM     (No. 9858858)

This is a disgrace. Give these people 30 days to pay their tax bill in full. If they do not comply, give them the door.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jinx, 5/23/2014 7:55:02 AM     (No. 9858936)

Treat them like the rest of us. Harass them endlessly until they pay not only what they owe, but also the fines they owe. Take it out of their pay. No more bonuses. Make their lives miserable!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 5/23/2014 8:27:16 AM     (No. 9858969)

Just wondering what Zerobama, Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi would do with this money if they could get their hands on it?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TXknitter, 5/23/2014 12:19:45 PM     (No. 9859315)

Both parties in Congress know it and have known it for years. It´s past time to make outlawing this stuff part of the GOP party platform. Get rid of the milquetoast generalities. Get some teeth in there about federal employees following the law. This must become a priority, folks.

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