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Budget cuts have crippled the IRS, allowing tax cheats to run rampant. ProPublica’s Jesse Eisinger says the agency’s ability to pursue criminal cases is in collapse because of budget cuts and the fact that the agency still has the same number of auditors it had in 1953. So who benefits from this? And why does it matter?
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