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Saturday, February 22, 2014

The IRS Scandal, Day 289

IRS Logo 2New York Post editorial, Many (Un)happy Returns:

For months, IRS officials have stood ­accused of promoting their own ­personal political interests by targeting conservative groups. This week, they’re accused of having promoted their own personal ­financial interests, as well.

Anyone starting to see a pattern here?

Just as Americans get set to file their own tax returns over the next month and a half, a new report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration says nine out of 31 IRS executives — about 30 percent — improperly claimed “overnight long-term travel” as tax-exempt. ...

American taxpayers must feel like shnooks. Here they labor mightily just to understand the tax code and then pay through the nose to comply with it. Meanwhile, the agency seems to be running amok and abusing the very power it is given — whether politically or financially.

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Comments

Thanks for compiling all this every day. I didn't imagine it would go on this long with no real action by Obama or Holder.

Posted by: Steve Scanlan | Feb 22, 2014 11:05:09 AM