April 7, 2015
Rare: by Merrill Matthews
Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen recently told The Hill that Congress can’t abolish the IRS.
But looking at the long list of IRS abuses, something needs to be done. Consider some of the revelations that have emerged just over the past few years.
Many IRS employees haven’t paid their taxes.
Even as the IRS demands you pay your taxes, the Washington Post reported a year ago:
The [Inspector General] report said more than 1,100 employees who failed to pay their taxes received discretionary awards of more than $1 million in cash bonuses and more than 10,000 hours in extra paid vacation.
At least five employees received performance awards after being disciplined for intentionally under-reporting their tax liabilities for multiples years, paying taxes late and under-reporting income.
So IRS employees can cheat on their taxes and be financially rewarded for it…
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