Zero Hedge: IRS Audits Poor Because It’s Cheaper, Auditing Rich Too Hard

Corruption, Government

IRS Admits Targeting The Poor Because It’s “Easier And Cheaper” Than Auditing The Wealthy

The IRS has announced that it’s “too expensive” to audit the rich. Affluent taxpayers, the 1%, are too well protected from government intrusion. Their tax returns are complex and take more time and more experienced auditors to review them. The IRS then has to pay these more experienced auditors a higher price to audit those larger accounts. It’s become an expensive hassle for them. They encounter resistance from the teams that the affluent have behind them to defend them from the IRS. So, what is their solution?

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