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Pelican Institute Liens on ACORN

Steve Beatty of the Pelican Institute for Public Policy reports that he found (PDF) that

ACORN and several closely related groups now owe more than $1 million in state and federal taxes, according to Orleans Parish court filings analyzed by The Pelican Institute for Public Policy. They also paid off more than $1.1 million in late bills since January of 2008.

The state attorney general’s office has opened an investigation into ACORN, but it has not disclosed the specifics of their probe.

A list of the liens is available here. (PDF)

I recently wrote about ACORN’s unpaid back taxes in the American Spectator.