New Yorkers with tax obligations may feel a bit overwhelmed, especially if they are dealing with other forms of debt. However, they are not alone. A surprising group of individuals also face tax liabilities.
Federal employees reportedly owe the Internal Revenue Service more than $3.5 million for the 2011 tax year. More than 311,000 federal workers have tax debts.
The Treasury Department has the lowest percentage of employees who owe back taxes. The Department of Housing and Urban Development has one of the highest percentages of employees who owe money to the IRS.