December 4, 2022

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

More Americans Fear Small Businesses, Middle-Class Will Face Higher IRS Audits

Many Americans expect the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to target low- and middle-income households and small businesses, according to a new survey. 
A recent Convention of States Action and Trafalgar Group poll learned that 36.2 percent of respondents think the IRS will use its 87,000 new agents to audit low-income earners, middle-class Americans, and small businesses. 
Nearly 16 percent believe the IRS will employ thousands of new employees “to target the political opponents of those in power.” Fewer than one-third (32 percent) say the federal government will audit wealthy Americans and large corporations. 
A recent Morning Consult-Politico survey found that 45 percent of respondents are concerned about the IRS boosting its number of audits. Twenty-four percent reported worrying about being personally audited by the IRS, while 22 percent think middle-income earners will be heavily targeted by the tax agency. …
Source: The Epoch Times