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Your Next IRS Political Audit (Obamacare Enforcement and Audits)
Wall Street Journal ^ | 5/14/13 | WSJ Editorial Board

Posted on 05/15/2013 9:16:19 AM PDT by jimbo123

Even as the politicized tax enforcement scandal expands, the Internal Revenue Service continues to expand its political powers thanks to the Affordable Care Act. A larger government always creates more openings for abuse, as Americans will learn when the IRS starts auditing their health care in addition to their 1040 next year.

Over the last decade or so the tax agency has stretched its portfolio and become an enforcer and decision-maker for government benefits and programs. Three years ago, National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson, who operates within the IRS, presciently noted that ObamaCare is "the most extensive social benefit program the IRS has been asked to implement in recent history."

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: irs; irsobamacare; irsscandal; obamacare

1 posted on 05/15/2013 9:16:19 AM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

REVOLUTIONS start over far less than this crap.

2 posted on 05/15/2013 9:18:49 AM PDT by shankbear (The tree of Liberty appears to be perishing because there are few patriots willing to refresh it.)
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To: shankbear

Yes, and I believe it is telling that the American people have thus far not taken up arms.

I don’t think America of today has the intestinal fortitude for another revolution.

3 posted on 05/15/2013 9:20:58 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: rarestia

With the EBT cards, MTV, BET, free apartment rent, medical, etc., what do you expect?

4 posted on 05/15/2013 9:25:20 AM PDT by oldtimer
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