In what appears to be a significant oversight, the Internal Revenue Service sent a total of $46,378,040 in refunds to "unauthorized" workers at one address in Atlanta, Ga., according to a report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. Brought to light Friday by CNSNews.com, the IRS' $46 million in refunds included 23,994 tax payouts sent to the particular property in 2011.
In the July 2012 report, entitled "Substantial Changes Are Needed to the Individual Taxpayer Identification Number Program
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