Published On: Fri, Sep 24th, 2021

GOP Senators Introduce Bill to Block Biden’s ‘Weaponization’ of IRS Bank Account Surveillance

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President Joe Biden’s proposal for a radical expansion of IRS monitoring of Americans’  bank accounts would be stopped in its tracks under a proposal introduced by two Senate Republicans concerned about protecting privacy rights. “What they’ve done is, they are weaponizing the IRS, they’re pushing many, many billions of dollars into that and they will be hiring tens of thousands of new agents,” Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.) told The Epoch Times late Thursday. “So this is all about looking at everybody’s transactions and then hoping that perhaps they find something that’s not getting reported, so they can come after you and get that income,” Boozman said. The Biden proposal would drop the dollar threshold for transactions at which federal tax agents would be allowed to examine an individual’s private bank account from the present $10,000 to only $600. Biden also wants to double the IRS workforce by adding 87,000 new …

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