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L'Italien Hit With Tax Lien, Vispoli Says Incident Represents 'Beacon Hill Culture'

Sep 26, 2014 12:05PM ● Published by Bill Gilman

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An ongoing dispute with the IRS has bubbled to the surface this week and thrown a monkey wrench into the State Senate campaign of Andover Democrat Barbara L'Italien.
The Lowell Sun reported that a tax lien in the amount of $7,618.58 was placed on L'Italien's home on Monday, for taxes the government says she owes from 2011 and 2012. L'Italien says the problem has to do with the size of refunds she received and deductions she claimed during those two tax years. L'Italien told the Lowell Sun the issue is over substantial medical expenses incurred by a family member during that time period.
L'Italien who says she has already paid $3,000 of the money owed, said the IRS has been "inflexible" and "uncooperative" as she has tried to work out a solution.
Meanwhile, Republican Alex Vispoli, an Andover Selectman and L'Italien's opponent in the Nov. 7 election, hammered L'Italien for loaning her campaign $13,000 when she owed money to the IRS. Vispoli told the Sun L'Italien's actions were typical of the "Beacon Hill Culture."
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