TaxCorporate TaxUS tax evasion prosecution rate falls

US tax evasion prosecution rate falls

The US sees the prosecution rate for tax evasion drop to 49.4% in the last fiscal year.

The US has seen the rate of prosecution for tax evasion drop to 49.4%,
according to research compiled by Tax Analyst and Transactional Record Access
Clearinghouse, a data gathering organisation.

The prosecution rate continues a steady decline on the last two decades as
the research reveals a 5.3% drop on last years figures,
WebCPA
reported
.

The research shows there were 197 prosecutions in 2007, down from the 207
reported in 2006.

Further reading:

WebCPA story: Tax
Evasion Prosecutions Decline Slightly

Snipes
wants bail to appeal tax conviction

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