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2. Seizing Passports
The United States Senate on March 14th passed a transportation funding bill that contained a slipped-in section authorizing the “denial, revocation, or limitation of a passport” for anyone with “a seriously delinquent tax debt in an amount in excess of $50,000.”
The "revocation" bit is especially heinous: Even the outrageous and barely-known State Department provision denying passports to those who owe $2,500 in back child support only deals with issuances and renewals. Now the feds are apparently willing to actively hunt you down and take away your getaway card.
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