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Living Large: IRS Spent $4.1 Million Dollars on a Single Conference in California

aintnobodygottimeforthat Wrote: Jun 04, 2013 1:37 PM
I hope someone finds one of these moronic paintings...."creative solutions to challenges via artistic expression"...what a load! So does this mean they encouraged IRS agents to finger paint while stressed out over finding new and asinine ways to harass conservatives? That "artist" must have laughed all the way to the bank.
According to a report issued Tuesday by Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration [TIGTA], the IRS spent $4.1 million dollars on a single conference in Anaheim, California for the small business and self-employed division. The conference was held in August 2010 and attended by 2,600 employees who stayed at Marriott, Hilton and Sheraton hotels.

TIGTA found through an audit of fiscal years 2010-2012 that the IRS had questionable expenses for "planning trips, outside speakers, video productions, and promotional items and gifts for IRS employees."

“Excessive spending by Federal agencies on management conferences has been highlighted by recent...