IRS Gave Bonuses to Deadbeats

    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building is viewed in Washington, DC, February 19, 2014.      AFP PHOTO / Jim WATSON        (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Apparently, it doesn’t take much to get a bonus at the Internal Revenue Service. In fact, you don’t even have to pay your taxes. A report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration reveals that from Oct. 1, 2010, to Dec. 31, 2012, the IRS gave $2.8 million in bonuses to employees cited for owing back taxes, using drugs, making violent threats, misusing government credit cards, and fraudulently claiming unemployment benefits.

    Read it at The Washington Post