Tax Guru – Ker$tetter Letter

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IRS needs more money…

Posted by taxguru on January 13, 2012

Which explains why they are increasingly pushing the legality envelope during audits.

National Taxpayer Advocate Delivers Annual Report to Congress; Focuses on IRS Funding and Taxpayer Rights

From Jay Leno:

According to USA Today, the Internal Revenue Service’s budget is too small for them to reform all the things they need to do. Good! That’s fantastic!

 

This is consistent with their latest fictitious Tax Gap report in an attempt to scare up more money from Congress. 

IRS Releases New Tax Gap Estimates; Compliance Rates Remain Statistically Unchanged From Previous Study

As I’ve explained several times before, the “Tax Gap” is by definition an unmeasurable figure and the IRS pulls their numbers out of the air as a means of justifying more money and power for themselves.

 

 

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