Desperate school bribes
Mar 13, 2019

Desperate school bribes

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Dozens of prominent figures have been caught up in a massive, college admissions bribery scheme. But how is that different from the legal ways rich people get their children into elite institutions, really? Regulators issue a damning statement against Wells Fargo over consumer abuses from years ago. Plus, why are there 2 million fewer tax returns this year?

Today's show is sponsored by Amenity Health and EquityZen.

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Why the IRS has received 2 million fewer tax returns this year

Mar 13, 2019
Word of smaller refunds may have had a chilling effect on filing.
People are afraid to file their taxes — and accountants are moving slower.
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Dozens of prominent figures have been caught up in a massive, college admissions bribery scheme. But how is that different from the legal ways rich people get their children into elite institutions, really? Regulators issue a damning statement against Wells Fargo over consumer abuses from years ago. Plus, why are there 2 million fewer tax returns this year?

Today’s show is sponsored by Amenity Health and EquityZen.

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Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
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Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
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