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IRS awards bonuses to employees who didn’t pay taxes

 
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IRS awards bonuses to employees who didn’t pay taxes

The IRS doled out millions of dollars worth of bonuses to employees with disciplinary issues, including employees who hadn’t paid their taxes. Via USA Today: The Internal Revenue Service handed out $2.8 million in bonuses to employees with disciplinary issues — including more than $1 million to employees who didn’t pay their federal taxes, a […]


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Income Inequality Institute Will Pay Paul Krugman $25,000 Per Month

City University of New York will pay Paul Krugman $225,000 to work for the university’s Income Study Center, which researches income and income inequality. Via Gawker According to a formal offer letter obtained under New York’s Freedom of Information Law, CUNY intends to pay Krugman $225,000, or $25,000 per month (over two semesters), to “play a modest […]


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White House Launches “Taxpayer Receipt”

Yay! Now you can look at how the Federal Government wisely spent your tax dollars. Interestingly enough, there is no line item for “making death rain from the sky” aka President Obama’s drone program that has killed approximately 2,400 people, including at least 168 children and 416 civilians in Pakistan alone.


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Tax Day Remix

Remy from Reason takes on Tax Day. Enjoy!


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Iowa tries to keep millions from tax that doesn’t exist

File this under actions taken by lawmakers that do not surprise me. From Watchdog.org For six years, the state has collected more than $20 million for a tax that didn’t exist. When questioned about it, the Legislature adopted the solution preferred by small children who’ve done something wrong — they pretended it never happened. In […]


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