IRS Apologizes for Pricey Star Trek Training [VIDEO]
The Internal Revenue Service apologized on Friday after being questioned about the use of taxpayer money to produce a video parodying ‘Star Trek’ which was shown at the opening of a 2010 conference. The video was released only after members of the House Ways and Means Committee asked for it. Dr. Charles Boustany of Lafayette is Ways and Means Oversight Sub-Committee Chairman. Here’s what he had to say about it on our sister station, NewsTalk 96.5 KPEL.
Here’s the video, with actors who are IRS employees.
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The IRS also uses video for legitimate training purposes and for taxpayer information, such as this one based on ‘Gilligan’s Island.’