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Al Geist wrote:
> Bonnie Granat wrote:
>> Just to clarify, I do not believe the offshore income tax preparers
>> shown in the 60 Minutes story were government employees. They work
>> for a private company. (The government doesn't fill out tax forms
> I never said they were government workers.
It makes it even more difficult when (as Susan Gallagher pointed out
a "60 Minutes" spot) even those coveted government contracts are no
longer safe from off shoring. One segment of that program showed
offshore employees working on U.S. Income Tax Returns. If they are
qualified to do our taxes, then nothing is sacred.
I said they were offshore
> employees working on U.S. Income Tax Returns. The manager of the
> group working on the returns stressed the high security of his
> operation and that no U.S. citizen's personal information was
> compromised. However, as I understood it, this is a case of our tax
> dollars going overseas to support a private company in India at a
> time when our country is experiencing high unemployment and
> increasing job loss. There is just seems to be something
> fundamentally wrong with that.
No tax dollars were involved. They were not government workers.