IRS mistakenly penalizes Christine O’Donnell a second time, placed levy on bank accounts


#1

Washington Times:

IRS mistakenly penalizes Christine O’Donnell a second time, placed levy on bank accounts

Adding to the long-running saga of IRS dealings with conservatives, former Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell says the tax agency punished her mistakenly for the second time in five years by imposing an erroneous levy on her bank accounts.
Ms. O’Donnell told The Washington Times that she discovered the levy when she couldn’t access her checking account as she was preparing to visit relatives over Thanksgiving.
“The day before I was heading out of town for the Thanksgiving weekend, my bank told me the IRS had frozen my accounts. They didn’t give me a reason why, just a phone number to call,” Ms. O’Donnell said in an interview this week.

She said she called the Internal Revenue Service and was told the agency had concluded she owed $30,000 in taxes from a 2008 house transaction, which was long ago accounted for on her federal returns. She said she implored the agency to check her tax records and eventually was told the levy was generated in error and her accounts would be freed up.
Although IRS officials removed the levy, they first withdrew all the funds from her account. They said that, too, was in error and the funds would be returned to her. The funds have not been replaced, Ms. O’Donnell said.


#2

Mistakenly? Really?


#3

This episode is totally Christine’s fault. She has not yet renounced her conservatism. :nope:


#4

Exactly. She needs to cast a spell on the IRS as we all know she is a witch :rolleyes:


#5

I would be so upset! Especially since the funds have still not been put back in her account! Can the IRS be sued?


#6

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Doubt it…


#7

No.


#8

That doesn’t seem fair the IRS cannot be sued. No wonder they are so powerful!


#9

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