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Well the third time seems to be the charm for the top virus officials to showcase the ridiculous links they will go to to deny any wrong doing.
From pleading the fifth.
To fancy -- -- to avoiding the camera is the third congressional hearing into the scandal had at all and the last time.
The IRS was under such political scrutiny the number of audits -- think about that so is this scandal another golden opportunity for tax cheats.
With more on this -- to bella a deeper diversified financial consultants -- welcome back you say.
These people get targeted all the time.
Look at the IA the irony is that everybody's all upset about the targeting and it -- clip clearly has political targeting.
But yeah -- targets all the time the entire system is based on targeting.
So they're looking at being calm they're looking -- profession you're looking a geographic location where you're related where you work.
And -- measuring against your peer group whether you're returning Xena certain parameter has a certain score.
Every -- can turn this country scored by the IRS and they go after they go after really wealthy people most often they go after -- Small business owners most often.
So what's it about targeting -- -- 1% of American Goetz ordered but that's that is misleading statistic -- there is if you make over 200000.
It's three and a half percent.
If you make over one million it's 12%.
Taught -- well first off taking over a million dollars can't get ordered.
If you make 50000 don't even -- -- it's not worth their time.
-- I do want to go hit it to lowest Lerner today taking the making -- statement first that's the price and then taking that -- with us the best.
I have not done anything wrong.
I have not broken any laws.
I have not violated any IRS rules -- regulations and I have not provided false information.
To this or any other congressional committee after very careful consideration.
I've decided to follow my counsel's advice.
And not testify or answer any of the questions today.
Well I didn't do anything wrong -- I could talk to.
I didn't do anything wrong -- didn't do anything criminal I didn't violate any rules and but I don't think sort of hate myself that's the tip right -- she's well out to do it god bless you wanna take the fifth ahead.
But how do you meet that statement what -- every tax Payer in this country think.
Every I I'd say employees thinking why do you have air -- actually enforce your tax laws when you're not living by -- -- yourself how that is what I think -- -- I a lot every -- -- watching their boss do that on live TV.
Let me tell you another like little detail that happened today that caught our -- because we know these folks the deputy Treasury Secretary -- -- and moved out of camera range a little bit today so he wouldn't be caught and that all important swearing in shot here it is there's Leo falling yet snap open now I got up -- And -- that slowest learner in the picture what do you make -- that Smart and -- I don't -- I assume these are people that are not comfortable in front of the camera not but come home come -- I agree -- and then I missed it.
Well I have no obligation to be in their kids are watching.
There really embarrassed because treasury is supposed to rule to run overs IRS -- so.
There's -- -- and he's the boss he doesn't want to be in the picture will get I wanna I wanna be here honestly it did so yeah I don't don't wanna be associated.
-- we -- -- the beginning that what has happened in the past when there's been some kind of big problem with the IRS.
Is they have to take a step back and there are fewer audits maybe they have a smaller budget do you expect that to happen let's -- Congress is actually cut their budget to look every -- the last decade.
On top of that hope -- -- -- -- -- -- yields undertaking there already screaming they don't have the resource is.
They gonna have to cut back on what it's there's still only so many hours in the day.
Having said that that means they're -- hardy even more win the money -- so you can expect if you're high net -- high income person self employed business owner.
-- you can you can expect those percentages to go higher they -- To go where the money is.
Well thanks for that I was hoping for some good news and I -- I did still -- -- Eight.
But you gonna be targeted thank you -- -- not always good to see my pleasure.
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