Twelve Senate Democrats ask the Internal Revenue Service to explain why it has failed to audit hundreds of thousands of high-income individuals who haven’t paid their taxes.
- The request, led by Senate Finance Committee ranking member
Ron Wyden, asks IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettigto respond to a watchdog report that said IRS has failed to collect $47.5 billion from high-income people
- “We have raised concerns with you in the past about declining audit rates on high income individuals and corporations,” the letter says
- Senate Finance Committee Chairman
Chuck Grassleyhas made a similar request
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