What's the best way to get tax cheaters to pay up?

Oct 20, 2021
Democrats are revising the threshold for monitoring bank deposits and withdrawals. But would a strained IRS be up to the task?
Democrats are scaling back their proposal to expand IRS crackdowns in an effort to target wealthier tax evaders.
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Confused by IRS letters saying you made a mistake? You're not alone.

Oct 12, 2021
Some people think followup letters informing them of their right to appeal are a scam. They aren't.
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Some undocumented immigrants aren't getting their child tax credit payments

Sep 29, 2021
The people who most need the aid “have to jump the most hurdles to get it,” says Chabeli Carrazana, economy reporter at the 19th.
The overworked IRS is grappling with the disbursement of child tax credit payments, reporter Chabeli Carrazana says.
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Glitches mark launch of child tax credit payments

Jul 26, 2021
Trying to opt out is a pain, some parents say.
The overworked IRS is grappling with the disbursement of child tax credit payments, reporter Chabeli Carrazana says.
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Your tax refund may take a bit longer this year

May 17, 2021
Taxes got extra complicated in 2020, and the IRS has a backlog of 30 million returns that need a manual review.
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IRS says $1.3 billion in tax refunds is unclaimed — from 2017

Apr 12, 2021
People have until May 17 to file their 2017 taxes and request their refunds.
More than 1 million people a year fail to claim the refunds they are owed, according to a tax expert.
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Some will get refunds on taxes they paid on unemployment benefits ... eventually

Apr 2, 2021
The IRS says the process of recalculating taxpayer returns will stretch into the summer.
It's a messy year for the IRS, taxpayers and tax preparers.
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Top 1% of earners don't pay taxes on one-fifth of income, study finds

Mar 23, 2021
Many pass their income through partnerships and corporations. Others park money offshore.
A big part of the issue, the report found, is that the IRS uses random audits to weed out cheaters.
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IRS will delay tax filing due date until May 17

Mar 17, 2021
The delay provides more time for both taxpayers and the IRS, given the pressure of the pandemic.
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Getting $1.9 trillion in aid out the door? "It just takes time."

Mar 10, 2021
Individuals will probably get their American Rescue Plan payments within weeks. State and local governments will wait months.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer sign the American Rescue Plan Act on Wednesday. It will next move to the White House for President Biden's signature.
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