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Us and even people who earn their living off -- -- tax dollars apparently.
Are not paying their fair share tonight chief political correspondent Carl Cameron reports on the big rise -- uncle Sam's workers who are coming up short.
An Internal Revenue Service report shows the number of federal workers who are delinquent paying their 2011 income taxes jumped nearly 12% from the year before last nearly 3121000.
Federal employees have not paid.
3.5 billion dollars in back taxes according to the federal employee delinquency initiative report.
I don't know about nine point eight million federal workers 3.2 percent were not paid up to date.
That's well below the eight point 2% delinquency rate for the general public but for government employees whose salaries are funded by taxpayers to not pay their own.
In the executive office of the president forty staffers of mr.
Obama who wants to raise taxes on the rich.
Are delinquent 333485.
Absolutely the president please everybody else pay their taxes White House staff all less than their congressional counterparts 688 hill staffers have not paid.
Ten point eight million dollars in back taxes.
In the administrative offices of the US courts were tax cases often end up.
894 staffers are delinquent twelve point seven million dollars lawmakers in both parties are trying to crack down my -- says.
If you don't pay your taxes -- you should be fire some vital workers are among the most delinquent.
More than 22000 US postal workers by far -- the most 215 point two million dollars.
When combined staff at the veteran's administration Defense Department department of the army navy air force and Homeland Security.
-- nearly half a billion dollars under certain rare circumstances the IRS may garnish individual wages.
But independent government contractors are delinquent more than all federal employees combined.
We're talking about five billion dollars.
-- an unpaid taxes.
By federal contractors.
The IRS says one in ten staffers at the department of treasury which includes IRS are late on their taxes as well to the tune of nine million dollars.
Even -- the Government Accountability Office which investigates corruption -- tracks -- tax dollars are spent.
Staffers are delinquent on their taxes nearly a million dollars brought.
Hard to believe Karl thank you.
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