IRS audit rate to drop 20%

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) just released a report saying that IRS funding has dropped $900 million  from fiscal year 2010.

What does that mean?  You guessed it, a lower audit rate.  The GAO is predicting that the average audit rate for individuals will drop from about 1% to .8%.

One bit of bad news is that if you have to call the IRS for some reason the wait time is going to be a bit longer.

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