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Subject:  Re: Paying federal tax: check addressed to whom? Date:  4/13/2001  11:55 AM
Author:  pmarti Number:  50192 of 121586

When paying federal taxes, whom should the check be made payable to?

"United States Treasury"

You used to make it out to Internal Revenue Service, but, and I'm not making this up--I was there, there were people in Washington who thought that people who hated writing a check to the IRS would get dewy-eyed writing one to the US Treasury. Congress bought it, et voila!

Phil Marti
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