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Claim: The IRS has moved its offices from Washington, D.C., to Costa Rica.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, 2007]
Origins: Although many a taxpayer may dream of the day when the Internal Revenue Service closes up shop or find a delicious irony in the IRS' offshoring itself to a place such as Costa Rica (as if to escape its own tax liability), the agency hasn't really gone anywhere.
A torrential downpour that hit Washington, D.C., on
Most of the 2,000 employees at "eleven-eleven" were moved to temporary cubicles and offices in New Carrollton, Maryland, where
Last updated: 25 January 2007
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