Skip to comments.Investigating the IRS: Why it gives billions to illegal immigrants (Tax loophole cost billions)
Posted on 05/07/2012 2:02:08 PM PDT by DogByte6RER
Investigating the IRS: Why it gives billions to illegal immigrants
INDIANAPOLIS - Why are many illegal immigrants getting a bigger tax refund than you? Blame it on the IRS and a massive tax loophole that's now being exposed by Eyewitness News.
13 Investigates has found the IRS is giving away your tax dollars to illegal workers and people who don't even live in the United States - and the problem is costing billions!
We want you to see exactly where your money is going and why the IRS is allowing it to happen. From the homes of illegal workers in Indiana to the headquarters of the Internal Revenue Service in Washington, investigative reporter Bob Segall takes you behind the scenes of his three-month investigation to get answers.
(Excerpt) Read more at wthr.com ...
13 INVESTIGATES: IRS TAX LOOPHOLE
Eyewitness News shows a massive tax loophole that provides billions of dollars in tax credits to undocumented workers and, in many cases, people who have never set foot in the United States.
This has to be done intentionally under direction from higher ups. I make a small mistake on my taxes and they are caught immediately. This is brought to the attention of the IRS and nothing happens.
This is one of those situations where you really don’t know what to think:
Pay them a grand and leave the kid in Mexico.
Sneak the kid into the US and pay unlimited health care.
Hate to say it, but a grand a head FOR KIDS THAT STAY OVER THERE ends up being the cheaper alternative.
(Of course not having them here and not paying for them there would be the best alternative, but I’m not holding my breath.)
Just wait until the Mexicans start getting elected as POTUS.
I swear to Allah one of my lefty friends feels this really isn’t a big problem and that it may be cheaper to leave it alone than to try nto ferret out the cheats
with people like that in charge we are doomed
bttt - later
Mayor Miguel Pulido Mayor Pro Tem
Vincent F. Sarmiento
VIVA LA WTF!!!! It appears our gov't is trying to SMOTHER US with illegal invaders and sympathizers to illegal invaders. I guess that's better than just killing us outright, huh..
But a local tax preparer came to Eyewitness News to blow the whistle on millions of people who, he believes, are taking advantage of the system. He says many illegal immigrants are claiming the tax credit for children who've never lived in this country, and he showed 13 Investigates dozens of redacted tax returns to prove his point. "There is not a doubt in my mind there is huge fraud taking place here," said the whistleblower, who asked not to be identified for fear of reprisal. "I can bring out stacks and stacks. It's just so easy it's ridiculous."(Excerpt) Read more at wthr.com
Pete from Shawnee Mission posted--- I know folks who work for the IRS. They say that people with ITINS (Immigrant tins) will claim 4 or 5 nephews and nieces to get the credit and deductions. What is worse is that these are 18 and 19 year olds claiming Head of Household status and Self Employment income in an amount that is just enough to result in 0 tax due and maximum additional child tax credit. They know exactly what is going on, but nothing is done because it might be discriminatory.
It drives the IRS people nuts. They are essentially taking the taxes that they as citizens pay into the system and giving it to someone filing a crimnal return. Please do write your congresspeople and ask that no one with an ITIN get additional child tax credit, and that no one be allowed to go back and amend to claim ACTC after you get a valid SSN.
Here are some toll-free numbers for Congress:
800-833-6354 (AMA sponsored)
877-762-8762 toll-free number
866-808-0065 toll-free number
Toll-free US CAPITAL SWITCHBOARD 866-220-0044
REFERENCE Treasury Department Says Illegal Aliens Collecting Billions in Tax Credits
According to the US Dept of Treasurys Inspector General, more than $4.2 billion in additional child credits were paid out in 2010 to illegal immigrants. In 2005, the pay outs totaled $924 million. This program allows low income earners to claim a $1,000 per child credit. $20 billion EITC is estimated to have been paid out to these cunning "impoverished" illegals. Most of them are collecting over and over again-----using multiple identities-----falsifying official apps---claiming children they do not have and/or falsely stating kids are back in their homelands.
REFERENCE March 8, 2012 KENNER, La. -- Kenner police arrested illegal Marvin Baca who sold false W-2 forms to another illegal immigrant for $1,500. Baca sold fraudulent W-2 forms for $1,500 to other Hispanics here illegally.
Police said that on one of the forged W-2 forms had a SS no of a person living in Virginia. Police said illegal Hispanics purchase fictitious W-2 forms and file false tax returns with the government to receive EITC refunds. Baca was charged with one count of ID theft and two counts of forgery.
The "just here for a better life" crowd who freely violate our borders and "do the jobs Americans won't do" have more criminal enterprises than you can shake a stick at.
<><> Hilderberto Salinas sold state drivers' licenses issued out of the states Motor Vehicle Agency in NJ to illegals with multiple identities who did not have the necessary id's....among 40 people who participated in the widespread ring. "Impoverished" illegals paid $2,500 to $7,000 apiece for the licenses.
<><>ICE's "documents and benefits fraud task force" found a common practice among "impoverished" illegals is to buy several faked identitues for several thousand dollars each----the illegal then votes and rides the US gravy train under several names. Jose Madrigal---the Washington state rapist---had some 30 identities.
<><>June 26, 2010 An illegal using multiple identities was sentenced to prison and ordered to pay back $3 million in fraudulently obtained unemployment compensation. Manuel Mejia Ordonez, got eight years for conspiracy to commit mail fraud........and identity theft.
<><> July 21, 2006----NJ BERGEN RECORD---Pelcastre brothers, Angel and Jorge, Dallas, Texas, were a walking threat to US national security, expert document forgers who, for a few thousand dollars, could give anyone a new identity, NJ L/E authorities said. The Texas brothers were a "one-stop shop" for a myriad of fake US documents, including birth certificates, Social Security cards, driver's licenses----for any state in the US------ passports and resident alien cards, said state police.
The Texas brothers turned a NJ hotel room into a business office and were readying a massive cache of fake Social Security cards for delivery to a local NJ identity broker. Officers happened upon two cars bearing Texas plates in a NJ hotel parking lot. The Texas brothers were followed to a NJ office supply store nearby where they purchased computer supplies. Officers then followed the Texans to a NJ storage facility in Secaucus, NJ, where the Texans loaded several boxes into a car. One of them stood lookout. After a search, police recovered laminating sheets with built-in security features, pages of blank documents waiting for fake names and information, finished documents, computers and software to create the fake IDs.
All told, the haul was worth about $500,000 on the street when sold to "impoverished illegals." Police also recovered $6,000 in cash, which was the first payment from a NJ fake document broker for a shipment of 500 phony Social Security cards. ####
IRS audit of this Indianapolis television station and employees in 3-2-1- days...