(Birmingham News) Owe the tax man? If you do – and you are a federal worker – you could lose your job under the terms of new legislation approved by a House committee this week.

The Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act made its way through the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Wednesday. Introduced by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, it would allow for federal employees with tax liens to be fired. It would also prohibit those with tax liens from being hired by the federal government

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