New Study Shows IRS Audits Black Filers More Frequently

February 3, 2023

A new study which was a collaboration between Stanford University and the U.S. Department of the Treasury clearly shows that Black Americans are more likely to be subject to audit by the IRA than non-Black filers. According to a new paper presented by Stanford law professor Daniel E. Ho Black and others, taxpayers receive IRS audit notices at least 2.9 times (and perhaps as much as 4.7 times) more than non-Black taxpayers. 

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