THIS IS HOW AND WHY DONALD TRUMP – AND THE RICH GET AWAY WITH NOT PAYING TAXES
Only poor people have to pay back unpaid taxes.
According to Vox, Americans owe a cumulative $131 billion in unpaid taxes, enough to completely fund the Department of Education for two years. The bulk of that money is owed by the wealthiest people in the country, yet the IRS isn’t attempting to collect it from them. Instead, as IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig confirmed in a letter to Congress recently, the agency literally can’t afford to audit the rich, so it’s pursuing the poor instead.
Meanwhile if you are Black
Where in the U.S. Are You Most Likely to Be Audited by the IRS?
A mostly Black and poor county in Mississippi is the most heavily audited by the IRS. “The five counties with the highest audit rates are all predominantly African American ….
according to ProPublica, the IRS is in disarray on the inside, resulting in “a bureaucracy on life support.”