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No, I'm not suggesting you cheat on your taxes. I just found an article I thought was interesting which asks that question as the title, and I thought I would pass it on.

Should You Cheat on Your Taxes?

Legally, no way. Morally, not on your life. But the IRS is a mess these days -- audits are down more than 60% -- and a growing number of Americans seem to think that it's right to do the wrong thing.

this is a bit of a shocker...

Taxpayer fraud and error cost the country $195 billion annually -- or roughly $1,600 per return -- according to the most recent IRS count.
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