IRS Paid Execs To Live In Luxurious DC Hotels
- Former IRS Chief Technology Officer Terry Milholland lived in Texas, but most weeks flew to Washington, D.C., and slept at the Grand Hyatt downtown - all on taxpayer dime, according to a new report on IRS travel spending.
The Senate Committee on Finance report - first obtained by Fox News - found a handful of IRS officials don't live where their primary job responsibilities are, so the tax agency paid hundreds of thousands of dollars for 15 people to live in expensive hotels or apartments in U.S. cities for a chunk of fiscal year 2015. The IRS had 27 employees who traveled 125 business days or more that year for a total of $1.4 million.
"However, if the IRS would follow its own internal guidance without exception and institute best practices from other agencies, it could see significant cost savings among all employees who travel for significant amounts of time during the year, not just those traveling for more than half of the year," the report added.(Excerpt) Read more at: dailycaller.com ...
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