It’s odd. The nominee for Treasury Secretary, who has ultimate authority over the IRS, “forgets” to pay substantial taxes for which he was reimbursed by his employer (the International Monetary Fund). And the liberal chattering classes stay largely silent.
Now don’t get me wrong. I’d like to have a private tax cut as much as the next guy. But unless Secretary Geithner intends to extend the practice to the rest of us (as someone who is self-employed, just let me tell how much I hate paying the Social Security and Medicare taxes!), this issue certainly deserves more than a wave and “oh well” by the Senate.
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