The state of New York hit Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with fines for dodging tax warrants against her previous business five years ago. The warrant was filed nearly two months after she launched her political campaign.
The state filed its tax warrant against Brook Avenue Press, a child-focused publishing house AOC founded in 2012, after she failed to pay $1,618 in corporate taxes, according to the Daily Caller.
The warrant amount has since ballooned 52% to $2,461 due to nonpayment.
A representative for the Bronx County Clerk’s office confirmed that the warrant remains open.
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