The IRS recently met its match in the form of Mother Nature. Yes, the massive flooding in Washington, D.C., took out the IRS headquarters.
The IRS vs Mother Nature
As you know, Washington, D.C. suffered through some serious flooding problems recently. The headquarters of the IRS are located at 1111 Constitution Avenue and took a beating. Nobody messes with the IRS and comes out on top, except for Mother Nature.
The record rainfalls in Washington did a lot of damage. In the case of the headquarters of the IRS, the damage was massive. While the building didnt fall, the internal systems were more or less wiped out. This includes the loss of electrical systems, the heating system, the cooling systems and much more.
Apparently ignoring the possibility of water penetration, all major systems were located in the basement of the building. At the height of the flooding, the depth of the water in the basement was roughly 20 FEET. As you can imagine, this was not good for the systems. In fact, we the people will pay tens of millions of dollars to have everything fixed so we can be taxed efficiently. How ironic.
Alas, the damage caused to the...