IRS Sent $7,319,518 in Refunds to One Bank Account Used by 2,706 Aliens

6/25/2013

The Internal Revenue Service sent $7,319,518 in tax refunds in 2011 to what theoretically were 2,706 aliens who were not authorized to work inside the United States and who all used the same bank account, according to an audit report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.

Since 1996, the IRS has issued what it calls Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) to two classes of persons: 1) non-resident aliens who have a tax liability in the United States, and 2) aliens living in the United States who are “not authorized to work in the United States.”

Read more: http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/irs-sent-7319518-refunds-one-bank-account-used-2706-aliens#sthash.FpDpwR5D.dpuf


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