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Charged to IRS Cards: Porn, Romance Novels, Kazoos

 
Charged to IRS Cards: Porn, Romance Novels, Kazoos
Posted June 26th, 2013 @ 9:20am by Ruth Brown, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– The IRS is under fire again (must be Wednesday), this time for allowing employees to expense items such as popcorn machines, Nerf footballs, and stove top hats on taxpayer-funded credit cards. A new report by the Treasury's inspector general for tax administration looking at spending over two financial years says that although "the majority of IRS cardholders appear to use their purchase cards properly," a small number of employees made "inappropriate" charges. "Inappropriate" as in the cards of two employees—one who is still with the IRS—were used to pay for online porn, reports NBC News. (In fairness, both employees reported their cards missing or compromised, though one reported five cards as lost.)

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