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Income Tax / Tax Cheats #857498

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Apr 14, 2007
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(Studio: David Muir) IRS estimates of the tax gap cited.

(Washington: John Cochran) Income tax scamming examined; details given about the telephone tax started during the Spanish American War, defense contractors not paying back taxes and doctors and medical companies cheating Medicare. [Treasury Department deputy inspector for tax administration J. Russell GEORGE†- calls it outrageous; states the IRS is paying suspicious tax refunds.] [IRS Commissioner Mark EVERSON†- cites the lack of prosecution by the Justice Department.] [In February 2004, GAO Gregory KUTZ†, Senator Norm COLEMAN†- cite examples of unpaid back taxes.]

Muir, David;
Cochran, John

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