More IRS Problems: Ron Kirk Latest Obama Hire With Unpaid Taxes

by Benjamin Domenech on 5:29 pm March 2, 2009

There’s probably a threshold for owing back taxes that disqualifies a candidate for appointment to a high position. Ron Kirk, President Barack Obama’s nominee for trade representative, apparently hasn’t met it. The Senate Finance Comittee reports that Kirk, a former mayor of Dallas, owes roughly $10,000 in back federal taxes and has agreed to pay them.

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