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

rigby4 Wrote: Jun 04, 2013 1:44 PM
Dont you just love going to work each day and coming home with nothing in your pocket because your paying the salary of these people.
Don6266 Wrote: Jun 04, 2013 1:47 PM
Yea boy, makes me all warm and fuzzy. "Happiness is a warm gun bang, bang, shoot, shoot."
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...