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Taxes / Tax Refunds #490265

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 30, 1976
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(Studio) IRS (Internal Revenue Service) said to lose large sums due to erroneous tax returns.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Leavenworth, Kansas) Man, who reported he earned more than he actually did in order to collect refunds, featured. From prison cell Frank Ready filed 8 phony tax returns. Collected $48,000. Procedure explained. [READY - explains IRS (Internal Revenue Service) failure to cross-check forms.] Austin, Texas, IRS (Internal Revenue Service) office caught Ready by chance. [Representative Benj. ROSENTHAL - speaks of losses due to IRS failure to cross-check employer reports] Report summarized.
REPORTER: James Polk

(Studio) IRS (Internal Revenue Service) increases scrutiny. With enough money could check all returns.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Polk, James

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