Tom Daschle Has Tax Problems Too?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bad Decisions, Democrats, Taxes

I can understand forgetting that the use of a car is considered income, but note that Daschle didn’t even report earned income too.

From ABC:

ABC News has obtained the Senate Finance Committee Report on Tom Daschle’s nomination to be Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, which indicates that Daschle’s tax problems were even more substantial than earlier reported.

The report indicates that Daschle’s failure to pay more than $101,000 taxes on the car and driver a wealthy friend let him use from 2005 through 2007 is not the only tax issue the former Senate Majority Leader has been dealing with since his December nomination prompted a more thorough examination of his income tax returns.

Mr. Daschle also didn’t report $83,333 in consulting income in 2007.

Come on folks, just pay your share already. As if it’s that hard?

More as it develops…


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3 Responses to “Tom Daschle Has Tax Problems Too?”

  1. gljunket Says:

    Perfect! That qualifies him for a Cabinet post in this new era of change and reverse accountability!

  2. Brian in GA Says:

    tadalat tadlat tadalat tadalat…this just in over the news wire. Obama’s vetting team single handedly solved the budget deficit crisis by virtue of vetting Obama’s cabinet picks.

    It is reported that the number of lawmakers and policymakers who Obama has vetted has vastly increased the income to the treasury as back taxes and unpaid taxes have come flowing in due to recent vetting processes.

    Others on the left reported that the Obama admin smacks of McCarthyism as Obama seems to be on a witch hunt to root out all of the people who refuse to pay their fair share. Biden was just quoted as saying paying your taxes is patriotic and Obama is know to support spreading the wealth. Apparently, past Senate Majority leader Daschle thought he would by un phased by this McCarthyism witch hunt but he is only the latest victim as Obama turns over every last rock in search of unpaid taxes in order to fund his redistribution schemes.

    More to follow as this story breaks.

    Way to Go Obama! Can I have a job if I let you vet me also and pay any back taxes you find?

    Way to go Justin for reporting on this.

  3. ExiledIndependent Says:

    To indulge in a moment of snark (big shocker there), I wonder if Biden has accused these guys of being unpatriotic yet?

    Realistically, this is same thing, different party. But if much more of this continues, expect another round of social media “hope and change” marketing from Obama to ensure that we still feel all tingly about him. Maybe he’ll post another cabinet meeting on YouTube so we feel like he’s being transparent. Yay!

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