The Humble Libertarian

Building a small army to take over the world and... leave everybody alone.


Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Owe The IRS? Bill Would Suspend Passport Rights For Delinquent Taxpayers

Owe the IRS money? You might not be able to travel internationally if the government gets its way.
A bill authored by a Southland lawmaker that could potentially allow the federal government to prevent any Americans who owe back taxes from traveling outside the U.S. is one step closer to becoming law. Senate Bill 1813 was introduced back in November by Senator Barbara Boxer (D-Los Angeles) to “reauthorize Federal-aid highway and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes” ....In addition to authorizing appropriations for federal transportation and infrastructure programs, the “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act” or “MAP-21″ includes a provision that would allow for the “revocation or denial” of a passport for anyone with “certain unpaid taxes” or “tax delinquencies”.
Read the rest here
CBS Los Angeles