A review of the IRS job board shows the agency is seeking to hire armed agents in all 50 states.
Under the “Major Duties” section of the job description, applicants are notified they “must be willing to use force up to and including the use of deadly force.”
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The agency is seeking to hire at least 360 armed agents:
All 50 states are included in the list of locations. For example, armed agents are sought at 18 sites in California, 13 sites in Florida, 13 sites in New York, five sites in Arizona and four in Wisconsin.
Congressional Democrats and President Biden sent $80 billion in taxpayer funding to the IRS as part of the Inflation Reduction Act.
The IRS released a spending outline on April 6 showing the agency is on pace to hire 87,000 IRS employees over the next decade.
Not all of them will be “armed only with calculators.”
The $80 billion in funding provides no new protections for taxpayers. Combined with the IRS history of firearms mismanagement and lack of respect for due process, this is cause for concern among law abiding Americans: