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Monday, April 12, 2010

Tax Refunds for Dead Folks


“Dead people were claiming tax refunds and the children of strangers were listed as dependents.

“Those were among the bold scams that 26 Bronx and Manhattan tax preparers were allegedly using to claim the bulk of about $95 million in refunds since 2001, prosecutors said Thursday.” (MSNBC, Sunday)

Still believe taxes don’t influence behavior?

FEE Timely Classic:
Cutting Marginal Tax Rates: Evidence from the 1920s” by Gene Smiley