If You’ve Ever Wanted To See A Tax Agent Shot Into Space, This IRS-Made Star Trek Parody Is For You

Huh.  Your tax dollars at work. I don’t even… huh. Let’s get Alice Eve back in here.

CBS News filed a Freedom of Information request asking for the video after the IRS earlier refused to turn over a copy to the congressional committee that oversees tax issues: House Ways and Means. According to committee Chairman Charles Boustany, Jr. (R-LA), the video was produced in the IRS’s own television studio in New Carrollton, MD. The studio may have cost taxpayers more than $4 million dollars last year alone.

According to a statement from the IRS, the “Star Trek” video (see above) was created to open a 2010 IRS training and leadership conference.

Hitting Scott Johnson with a via on this bizarrely hilarious find.