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5 senators call new IRS $62m bonus 'an insult to taxpayers'

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The surprise decision this week by the Internal Revenue Service to reinstate its employee bonus system, to the tune of $62.5 million, was decried by five senators Thursday who called it an “insult to taxpayers.” The Republican senators hit the IRS move as a violation of the public trust, especially as other agencies are facing budget cuts imposed by sequestration and the tax agency is still...