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Tax Evasion

Time, March 28, 1983

In an sample of 400 nurses, more than 90% failed to report all their income...In an audit of 4000 California returns that showed large charitable contributions, the vast majority of those filing the returns were found to be cheating. On average, they owed additional taxes of $5,800. Tax evasion is becoming not just sickness but an epidemic, no longer kept secret but widely admitted, even joked about and accepted.