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Do you think the IRS should be allowed to revoke or deny your passport ?


United States Senate passed a piece of legislation called the “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act” Section 40304 is titled “Revocation or denial of passport in case at certain tax delinquencies”. The provision specifically amends the 1926 Passport Act to permit the IRS to simply ‘Certify” to the Secretary of State that an individual “has a seriously delinquent tax debt in an amount in excess of $50,000.00. The law does not require that any hearing be held or require administrative due process of any kind. The Passport Act of 1926 considers travel a “privilege” not a right.

 
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    des donnelly (Drax) 5 years ago

    .. one problem here is Clinton, now it is Obama. Alas there is no provision in the US Constitution for the freedom of travel & this law does not require that any hearing be held or require administrative due process of any kind.


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    des donnelly (Drax) 4 years ago

    you're probably right Civil War Bob :-(


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    des donnelly (Drax) 5 years ago

    I cannot agree with that pagesvoice - this makes everyone slaves, without the freedom to simply leave. The key issue is the lack of any hearing be held or an administrative due process of any kind.