A tale of two tax systems: There’s a fundamental problem at the heart of the way we fund our government

The only risk for the rich is being audited. But audits are in severe decline because the IRS staff has been eviscerated. In 1987, the IRS had more than 16,000 revenue agents; today, there are only about 9,000. And this decline came as America’s population grew by a more than third, adding 90 million people.

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