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Operation Lone Star troops could owe feds tax money thanks to state’s payroll error

On Thursday, officials with the Texas Military Department acknowledged that the payroll system they used for the mission has withheld too little in federal taxes from service members’ paychecks.

By James Barragán, The Texas Tribune, and Davis Winkie, Military Times
Members of the Texas National guard sit in the shade with people who were apprehended by state troopers after crossing the border were brought to the International Bridge in Eagle Pass on Thursday, May 28, 2022. Those who were caught were handed over to Border Patrol custody.

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