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IRS Harassing Tribes with Audits, Threatening Sovereignty

The Tea Party is not the only entity that’s come under improper scrutiny by the Internal Revenue Service. Over the past several years, tribal governments have been targeted for audits by a government entity that was set up to help them understand and comply with applicable tax laws. Instead the IRS’s Indian Tribal Governments office has initiated audits and other compliance check activities throughout Indian country that tribal leaders say not only violate tribal sovereignty, but are discriminatory, harassing, and almost always fail to find any tax abuse.

Read more at http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/07/01/irs-harassing-tribes-audits-threatening-sovereignty-150211

 

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