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January 23, 2023

IRS Commish Reminds Senator That Hill Staffers Have Worse Tax Compliance Than IRS Employees

U.S. Senators are the type of narcissistic windbags who revel in the opportunity to scold bureaucrats. It gives them the opportunity to fabricate the appearance of being "tough" or "no-nonsense" or whatever on big government waste that irks their constituents. This is especially true when those bureaucrats work for a punching bag like the IRS. 

For whatever reason, Mike Johanns (R-NE) figured John Koskinen, the fairly new IRS Commissioner, needed to be reminded that 1,000 or so IRS employees who were not tax compliant received bonus compensation and paid time-off.

It appears Koskinen was ready:

No word whether Koskinen dropped his mic immediately after making this statement.

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