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JoePizz Donating Member (73 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Feb-19-04 04:08 PM
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6. Sort of
There are 2 ways to look at this:

THE CHRIS MATHEWS WAY- After 9/11 he said only (or primarily) checking Arab men at Airports would be OK, since the hijackers were Middle Eastern. By the same logic, only looking at rich people or corporations for auditing would be OK since most people guilty of large scale tax evasion are wealthy (or corporations).

THE COMMON SENSE WAY- As I said, spending $5000 to get $2500 is simply stupid. All you have to do, though, is set the computers to disallow any tax return and bank account that have descrapancies smaller than a certain amount. In other words, unless there is a huge descrepancy, throw it out and randomly pick another person. Run through the same criteria as above.
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  -Hot on the Heels of Grandmas. Yes, dear, it's the IRS. MissMarple  Feb-19-04 03:52 PM   #0 
  - The IRS should be banned from audits that will...  JoePizz   Feb-19-04 03:56 PM   #1 
  - Pretty much!!!!!1  Tim4319   Feb-19-04 04:03 PM   #4 
  - I am sorry to hear about what has happened to your mother.  Tim4319   Feb-19-04 04:02 PM   #2 
  - Thanks, Tim, but it wasn't MY mom. It was the author's mom.  MissMarple   Feb-20-04 02:47 PM   #9 
  - Wouldn't that be profiling?  pnb   Feb-19-04 04:03 PM   #3 
  - Sort of  JoePizz   Feb-19-04 04:08 PM   #6 
     - and then publicize the number so everybody could keep it below! nt  tobius   Feb-19-04 05:03 PM   #8 
  - 'unusual activity' must mean  ixion   Feb-19-04 04:04 PM   #5 
  - We only have to worry about the IRS for a couple more years  PragMantisT   Feb-19-04 04:24 PM   #7 
 

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