Closing Arguments: Geithner’s Tax Problem?

By David Schoetz

Jan 14, 2009 12:03am

Timothy Geithner, President-elect Barack Obama’s designee for Treasury Secretary, improperly filed his federal taxes when he was a senior official at the International Monetary Fund. An Obama aide called it a "honest mistake" by Geithner, who soon faces his Senate confirmation hearing. Tonight, we ask you: Should a man who failed to pay some of his own taxes be disqualified from a job that includes overseeing our tax code? Tell us what you think.

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