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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How the Pandora Papers show the U.S. has become the tax haven for the global elite

Oct 4, 2021
Dominic Rushe of the Guardian outlines the financial and geopolitical implications of the Pandora Papers.
Among other things, the documents known as the Pandora Papers reveal the fast growth of special trusts in South Dakota, directly tied to the easing of restrictions, says the Guardian’s Dominic Rushe.
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From taxes to the drug trade, how the Taliban paid its way

Aug 16, 2021
The Taliban has taxed everything from government projects to international trade.
An Afghan opium poppy farmer at work in 2011. While the Taliban receives income from taxing opium, most of its recent income has come from taxes on legal goods.
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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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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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Your tax questions, answered

Mar 30, 2021
Up to $10,200 in unemployment benefits is tax-free. What do you do if you already filed your return?
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Is the tax code racist?

Mar 23, 2021
Professor Dorothy Brown of Emory University became a "detective," searching for data on how the tax code impacts Black Americans.
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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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What tax questions do you have this year?

Mar 19, 2021
COVID-19 made filing more complicated. We're here to help answer your questions.
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IRS backlog causing problems for taxpayers

Feb 9, 2021
The IRS shut down its offices due to COVID, creating a buildup of millions of pieces of unopened mail and unprocessed returns.
The delays because of the pandemic are so bad, they’re even affecting people who bypassed the mail and paid their taxes online.
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