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Rep. John Mica (R-FL) ripped into the District’s finances at a hearing on Metro last week, fuming that he won’t “bail out Washington, D.C.” by funding the transit system.
Now District tax records reviewed by LL reveal that Mica isn’t so fiscally responsible when it comes to his own share of the city’s tax money.
Between them, Mica and his wife Patricia Mica own six units on Capitol Hill, according to Office of Tax and Revenue records. Between 2006 and 2013, they’ve racked up $1,071.81 across 17 penalty payments for paying their property taxes late. In 2006 alone, the Micas were hit with $608.29 in combined late penalties. Mica didn’t respond to LL’s requests for comment.
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