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InsiderOnline Blog: November 2010

The Ruling Class Doesn’t Like Paying Taxes, Either

Government employees owe $3.3 billion in back taxes, reports CNBC.

According to Heritage Foundation fellow James Sherk, the typical federal worker “receives 22 percent more in wages than an equally skilled private sector worker … .” And, says Sherk, when both wages and benefits are toted up, federal workers are overpayed by $40 billion to $50 billion per year.

You’d think they would be able to pay their taxes.

Posted on 11/16/10 12:45 PM by Alex Adrianson

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