Why You Can't Trust the IRS

By the end of this year some 40 million Americans will have had an adversarial confrontation with the IRS

Executive Summary

In a rising number of such confrontations, the taxpayer is right, and the IRS is wrong. This study finds that despite a doubling of its budget over the past 10 years and a nearly 20 percent increase in enforcement personnel, the IRS is increasingly incapable of administering and enforcing the nation's tax law. The following are some of the reasons the IRS can no longer be trusted.