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AOC Goes Full Scofflaw – Still Hasn’t Paid Overdue Tax Bill To New York State Over Failed Venture

by Paul Goldberg
AOC Goes Full Scofflaw – Still Hasn’t Paid Overdue Tax Bill To New York State Over Failed Venture

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez did what all Democrats do when they fail in the private sector – go get a job in the government.

But AOC did leave behind a trail of unpaid taxes and once they were discovered b7 the New York Post she promptly promised to pay what she owed.

Brook Avenue Press was a Bronx-based children’s books publisher AOC started in 2012 and while the business failed, it still owes $1,618.36 in unpaid corporate taxes.

New York State had to actually issue a tax warrant to AOC to try to get the money– something that happens when a tax scofflaw fails to comply and blows off notices.

From The Daily Caller: The Bronx County Clerk confirmed in a phone call with the Daily Caller News Foundation Monday that the Brook Avenue Press tax warrant remains open and that a satisfaction of judgement has yet to be filed in the matter.

Ocasio-Cortez presumably has the means to pay off her business’s unpaid taxes with a congressional salary of $174,000.

Ocasio-Cortez’s office did not respond to the DCNF’s request for comment.

New York state dissolved Ocasio-Cortez’s company in 2016 using a procedure reserved for corporations that fail to pay taxes for at least two years or fail to file tax returns.

Ocasio-Cortez reported she was the founder of Brook Avenue Press in her financial disclosure report filed with the House of Representatives in May.

As a member of Congress, Ocasio-Cortez has called for tax rates up to 70% on income earners at the “tippy tops” to fund her signature policy proposal, the Green New Deal, which would fully decarbonize the U.S. by 2030.

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Terry McFarland September 24, 2019 - 05:55

SHE NEEDS TO PAY FOR HER FAILURE…IRS SHOULD ATTACH HER PAYCHECK…SHE WILL PAY FOR BEING A FAILURE IN CONGRESS IN 2020 BY GETTING THE BOOT…LOL

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saluki17 September 24, 2019 - 20:25

Please take News out of your name. You’re an embarrassment to legitimate news outlets.

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disqus_Pd6oUjfXxm September 28, 2019 - 00:56

Saikat Chakrabarti, is that you?

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Wayne Slomiany September 25, 2019 - 01:15

Are there any photos of arc with her mouth CLOSED?

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Wayne Slomiany September 25, 2019 - 01:16

That’s aoc, quit correcting my spelling!!

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