here is a link I found http://www.mcclatchydc.com/homepage/story/62380.htmlAnswer Question
Asked by Anonymous at 7:28 AM on Feb. 18, 2009 in Politics & Current Events
Answer by gemgem at 7:49 AM on Feb. 18, 2009
While it says hers was under a new determination by state officials(based on per diem received).And as military~we do not pay taxes on our per diem or housing. Which is similar to what the Gov is getting "caught" on. Maybe the rules are different for Gov? I dunno... I would still think that the laws would be clearly spelled out for the Gov and her tax people to understand. But given the crazy IRS questions I have seen lately on CM... Who knows.... lol
Answer by grlygrlz2 at 7:54 AM on Feb. 18, 2009
Ok..at this point I don't care. I stopped caring when Geithner was put into office. If the guy that is head of the IRS can pay when he wants to why not everyone else! From Sarah Palin to Joe Schmo everybody should get to pay WHENEVER!
Answer by momof030404 at 8:18 AM on Feb. 18, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 9:26 AM on Feb. 18, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 9:50 AM on Feb. 18, 2009
So, does anyone know if Nancy Pelosi is paying taxes on flying her children back and forth from California to DC on the private Government owned jet? I see this new ruling as a precedent that will end up costing politicians dearly. For good reason. If Palin avoids this and doesn't pay it back for another 3-5 years (like Dacshle, Geithtner, etc) Then she can join their crappy tax avoidance club. I read one report that says she owes roughly a tax bill of $6,000 based on not reporting her family's travel income of $25,000... But her per diem is non taxable.
Answer by grlygrlz2 at 10:16 AM on Feb. 18, 2009
Answer by chillemi78 at 11:17 AM on Feb. 18, 2009
Great, this must qualify her for a cabinet position in Obama's administration. Considering Rahm was living rent free for 5 years, I don't think Palin's issue is that big of a deal. But by all means, Conservative haters, keep beating Palin's dead horse. Of course, it doesn't deflect from the current administration's corruption.
Answer by QuinnMae at 5:01 PM on Feb. 18, 2009