Skip to comments.Sequester: IRS to shut down for five days
Posted on 04/19/2013 11:32:35 AM PDT by Nachum
The IRS will shut down entirely for five days this year in order to try to meet its slimmed-down budget under the sequesters, a labor union that represents Treasury Department employees said on Friday. The IRS will close its doors on May 24, June 14, July 5, July 22 and Aug. 30, and employees are being told there could be two other days as well. On those days all public operations of the IRS will be shut down, leaving taxpayers without access to information and assistance from frontline workers, the National Treasury Employees Union said.
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A good start.
How bout 100 years?
How does a 2% cut in the rate of growth cause all of these dire consequences? Someone is lying.
It won’t really shut down. Just the incompetents who answer the public’s questions.
so why is the white house still having concerts, and fancy dinners while the self professed royal family closes our house to us which we pay for?
Close down AF1 and 2,unless it’s business and flying to Boston was not needed after all he read a speech written by someone else and also stop all their vacations, fancy dinners, concerts etc.
Kick her Chicago family out and let them pay for their own meals, toilet roll etc.
I vote for 365 days a year.
You don’t think they’ll actually do it AFTER your refund check is issued, do you?
These shutdowns are a lot of cr** because they will all get paid for this vacation once the government reopens....the old rob peter to pay paul.
This is frightening. I hope that counselors will be available for those of us most affected....
I see all those dates are Fridays. Gives them a 3 day weekend.
Operational Shut Down: Defined is Government speak: Authorized leave with pay.
They waited until after they sent out 99.9% of the free earned income tax credit money and the refundable child tax credit money to the illegal aliens and welfare bums.
Now if we could just get them shut down for the other 360... :-)
What about leap years?
Wow - the sequester got extra paid holidays for the IRS?
It goes without saying that women and children taxpayers will be hardest hit.
What is it that they were able to determine about those days in particular that would “make it hurt” the most to us?
i’d like a partial refund for those days.
and that Grandma will be roll off a cliff because she did not get her form 1040 questions answered
They look close to holidays. My guess is these are high volume sick days. Now the average employee won’t need to use up sick days for an extra long holiday weekend.
Of course the only people at the IRS getting cut will be the ones that process refunds.
How about forever. Get a flat tax.
This is not about the sequester, its about an extra day off with pay:
FRIDAY, May 24: Federal Holiday is Monday May 27 (Memorial Day) (4 day week-end)
FRIDAY, June 14: Flag Day (3 day week-end)
FRIDAY, July 5 Thursday July 4th Federal Holiday (4-day week-end)
MONDAY, July 22 (3 day week-end)
FRIDAY, Aug. 30: Monday September 2, Labor Day and Federal Holiday (4 day Week-end)
I see all those dates are Fridays. Gives them a 3 day weekend
There are 3 4-day week-ends, dates are tied with Federal Holidays
Makes sense, thanks.
But, but, but I thought Obama was going to hire 16,000 IRS agents/employees to enforce Obamacare.
I have five, do I hear thirty?
Six months, Do I hear six months?
Wow, hard to believe a cut in the amount of an increase could cause so many headaches.
Imagine if they really cut the budget.
Most companies and state agencies do such shutdowns a day a week, not a full week. Doing this for a full week gives them a week of unemployment benefits.
yea we might actually have some freedom. Imagine no IRS..
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