Do You Owe Taxes? Congress Wants to Take Your Passport!

In July, Ron Paul Institute Executive Director Daniel McAdams warned that “[b]uried inside the US highways funding bill is a provision to revoke or deny issuance of a US passport to anyone who has a large outstanding tax debt to the US Internal Revenue Service.” This provision in the Senate bill, explained McAdams, is “threatening to imprison Americans within (or outside) US borders.”

Today, in the Economic Policy Journal, Robert Wenzel provides an update that a provision much like the one about which McAdams warned appears poised to pass in Congress and then to become enforceable on January 1.

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