Washington Post report IRS (tax department peeps) workers are permitted to stay at home, not come to work

  • 'Cause they ain't gonna get paid if they go to work, makes sense.
  • But, it appears this will delay the issuing of tax refunds

WaPo citing union officials

Here we go, horses mouth:

  • Hundreds of Internal Revenue Service employees have received permission to skip work during the partial government shutdown due to financial hardship, and union leaders said Tuesday they expected absences to surge as part of a coordinated protest that could hamper the government's ability to process taxpayer refunds on time.

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Not a USD positive if this slows the US economy (less cashola for consumer spending, right?)

more to come