Part one: 13 Investigates IRS tax loophole
Published on Apr 27, 2012
Eyewitness News shows a massive tax loophole that provides billions of dollars in tax credits to undocumented workers and, in many cases, people who have never set foot in the United States.
Part two: Will lawmakers act to close tax loophole for illegal immigrants?
Published on May 2, 2012
From Indiana to Capitol Hill, thousands of people are now weighing in on a WTHR investigation exposing a tax loophole worth billions for undocumented workers.
Part three: Congress debates tax loophole
Published on May 11, 2012
13 Investigates is getting action after exposing a multi-billion dollar tax loophole. Members of Congress are debating the problem we first reported in April.
Part four: IRS workers OK “phony” documents from illegal immigrants
Published on Jun 22, 2012
After WTHR exposed a tax loophole that allows illegal immigrants to collect tax credits worth billions, the Internal Revenue Service pointed the finger at Congress. But IRS whistleblowers are now coming forward to say the real blame lies within.
Part five: IRS tackles ITIN fraud
Published on Jun 26, 2012
Change will make it more difficult for undocumented workers to get fraudulent tax credits
I find it interesting that Part five is not present on the WTHR YouTube channel!
Part six: Auditing the IRS
Published on Jul 5, 2012
13 Investigates has learned the tables are turned on a federal agency feared for its ability to audit taxpayers. The IRS is now the focus of a year-long audit, thanks to federal employees who are blowing the whistle. Note: This is a follow-up to a previous story. See all stories here: www.wthr.com/story/18204912/ta…
Wow. My friend Jean Louis Lebreton sent me Part one and was duly appalled, requesting that I share it. I am pretty sure he didn’t realize it was six years old!
I bet it’s still going on.