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IRS Details Millions of Hours and Taxpayer Dollars Spent on Union Activity
Washington, DC - Today, Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Charles Boustany Jr., M.D. (R-LA) released an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) response to his April 18, 2013 letter asking the IRS to document employees who leave their official duties to attend union training on the taxpayer’s dime.
In the response, the IRS stated that:
In response, Chairman Boustany said, “It is ridiculous that the IRS can come before Congress and request an additional $1 billion while dedicating millions of taxpayer dollars on union related activities. Until the IRS shows it is using its budget to better serve taxpayers, it should not come to Congress asking for more money.”