NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 02, 1983
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(Studio) Estimated amount underpaid by individuals and corporations to IRS last year noted.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(DC) New IRS approach to catching tax evaders explained, discussed. [IRS spokesman Philip COATES – notes business practice involved in identifying non-filers.] [“Privacy Journal” publisher Robert Ellis SMITH – opposes “big brother” mentality.] [List broker Brant TURNER – explains company’s refusal to sell client list to IRS.] Private firms development of potential client lists and application for IRS efforts detailed; Milwaukee and five other cities (listed) noted IRS test target areas. [COATES – denies invasion of privacy.] Basis of IRS rationale for new approach outlined.
REPORTER: Irving R. Levine
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