Question of the Day

Taxes #10

What percent of tax returns are audited by the I.R.S.?

www.ngpf.org Last updated: 2/14/18

0.8%, less than 1 in 100

Follow Up Questions

  • Why do you think the percentage of returns that get audited is so low? Explain your reasoning.

  • Why do you think that taxpayers are so afraid of being audited? Is their fear warranted?

  • Do you think that low audit rates can contribute to more taxpayers "cheating" on their tax returns? Why or why not?

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