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We are getting a shocking new government report this morning that reveals that seventy federal agencies.
-- about fourteen million dollars in unpaid payroll taxes so many agencies are more than three years behind in paying their payroll taxes.
And the IRS.
May never see that money.
So how does this work and is there a double standard here David Williams joins me now is president of the taxpayers' protection alliance David welcome good to have you here today.
Good morning boy this is frustrating.
Isn't it because American taxpayers live in fear of the higher arrests every here.
April 15 comes and goes.
And we have to get our tax returns and we have to make sure that we have all the t.s crossed I's dotted all the numbers right and yet federal agencies accord -- report.
Don't really have to.
Do -- that.
It's shocking seven any agencies.
Of the US government.
Had a 126.
Delinquent accounts and they -- some fourteen million dollars in unpaid taxes.
And apparently this -- -- on on for years and everybody just sort of looks the other way.
Well that's a problem it has been going on for years and it's not an isolated incident we're talking all of these agencies has not just one agency.
And and let's be honest fourteen million dollars.
Isn't going to solve our financial -- -- the country.
But it's hugely symbolic when the government says you have to pay your taxes are and ought to you and especially with the new obamacare taxes coming up.
People are scratch their head going wait a second song at the -- in new tax.
Yet these federal agencies don't have to pay current taxes it it really the heads -- -- -- -- thing about a private companies and citizens you know that pay into the payroll taxes these businesses.
You know that money would fall to their bottom line if they didn't have to set that money aside so with these federal agency isn't where's the money it wears it and.
Well who knows where it's going but you know look at -- Medicare taxes Social Security taxes and these are two.
Trust funds that need the money I mean we're running out of money and Social Security you know Medicare does the big debate about how to we fix Medicare.
Well first of all let's -- the agency's.
Pay into the Medicare -- -- so we can point out how to fix it.
So and it is anybody's time Grammy -- -- one thing is adherence AG as shocking an -- -- -- and then -- -- an economy that.
While you're gonna have a human members -- congress probably look into it for maybe a month or so.
And then it'll fade away and that's the problem -- with congress and the government is that.
The inspector general they do great work and this is the entity that put this report out they did a fantastic work.
But there's no follow up.
And it's really frustrated because the taxpayers want to see the follow up and that's why we're seeing is growing disconnect between.
-- citizens taxpayers and Washington.
Yeah and people find it pretty shocking you know 149 as you say when you look at the big budget sounds like a drop in the bucket but fourteen million dollars is not worth pursuing.
And yet there's time and energy to pursue.
Individuals in that way that that seems -- -- David.
And they invest your I ask anybody in this country -- fourteen million dollars a lot in this absolutely you that it is David thank you very much for bringing this to our attention good --
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