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ACORN Still Owes $2.3 Million in Overdue Taxes


ACORN and its affiliates currently owe more than $2.3 million in long overdue back taxes to all levels of government. As of Nov. 11 the exact figure was $2,328,596.95.

ACORN owes money to the IRS, Arkansas, California, Delaware, District of Columbia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin, and to the cities of New York and Philadelphia.

I first uncovered ACORN’s massive tax debts last year in an article in the American Spectator.

A detailed list of the tax liens is available here as an Excel spreadsheet. Data was obtained from Nexis and the Pelican Institute.

The liens are grouped according to the addresses against which they were filed. In New Orleans 2609 Canal St. is functioning as ACORN’s headquarters in that city. That office was raided a few days ago by Louisiana Attorney Buddy Caldwell, whose investigators seized computers and documents.

Elsewhere in New Orleans, the old headquarters at 1024 Elysian Fields Avenue reportedly stands empty. The property, which was previously a funeral home, is for sale. Liens were also filed against ACORN offices at 16 W. 25th St. in Baltimore, 209 W. Jackson Blvd. in Chicago, and 846 N. Broad St. in Philadelphia.

Matthew Vadum

The author of Subversion Inc.: How Obama’s ACORN Red Shirts are Still Terrorizing and Ripping Off American Taxpayers (WND Books, 2011), Vadum writes and speaks widely on ACORN and other radical advocacy…
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