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BACK TAXES: Iowa Police Officers Targeted

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There’s been a debate about whether Iowa Police Officers should pay taxes on the money they make when they moonlight.

The Iowa Department of Revenue thinks so and demands 46 officers pay back taxes from years of working off-duty assignments at events like wedding receptions and business security.

Those officers got a letter from State Officials last week.

Sgt. Chris Scott told the Cedar Rapids Gazette that many of those who received letters are from the Des Moines Police Department.

While revenue officials didn’t say how much money is owed, the tax payments could go as far back as ten years.