IRS Pays Bonuses to Tax-Delinquents

I don’t think anybody owes taxes to anybody else. Ever. But this story out of the LA Times is hilarious for it’s irony. The US Internal Revenue Service paid 1,100 tax-delinquent employees bonuses for performance. “Though you owe us taxes, and you will pay come hell or high water, here’s a bonus that’s funded by taxes you helped us collect.” *facepalm*


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Founder and editor of and, Skyler is a husband and unschooling father of three beautiful children. His writings include the column series “One Voluntaryist’s Perspective” and “One Improved Unit,” and blog series “Two Cents“. Skyler also wrote the books No Hitting! and Toward a Free Society, and edited the books Everything Voluntary and Unschooling Dads. You can hear Skyler chatting away on his podcasts, Everything Voluntary and Thinking & Doing.