Friday, September 10, 2010

LA Times: 41 Obama White House aides owe the IRS $831,000 in back taxes -- and they're not alone

We now know that federal employees across the nation owe fully $1 billion in back taxes to the Internal Revenue Service.

As in, 1,000 times one million dollars. All this political jabber about giving middle-class ...

... Americans a tax cut. Thousands of feds have been giving themselves
one all along -- unofficially. And these tax scofflaws include more than
three dozen folks who work for the president with that newly decorated
Oval Office.

go read this entire  infuriating article here.
hat tip to the Instapundit

Privacy laws prevent release of individual tax delinquents' names. But we do know that
as of the end of 2009, 41 people inside Obama's very own White House
owe the government they're allegedly running a total of $831,055 in back
taxes. That would cover a lot of special chocolate desserts in the
White House Mess.

In the House of Representatives, 421 people owe a total $6,524,892.
In the Senate, 217 owe $2,774,836.
In the IRS' parent department,
Treasury, 1,204 owe $7,670,814. At the Labor Department, where Secretary
Hilda Solis' husband had some back-tax problems before
her confirmation, 463 owe $7,481,463. Eighty-one workers for the
Federal Reserve System's board of governors owe $1,076,733.

Over at the Justice Department, which is so busy enforcing other laws
and suing Arizona, 1,971 employees still owe $14,350,152 in overdue