Business: Bonuses to Tattlers

The U. S. Bureau of Internal Revenue last week announced that during the past fiscal year it paid $75,641.18 in 77 bonuses to people who tattled on tax evaders. Authorized by law to pay informers up to 10% of the amount recovered, the Revenue Bureau makes it relatively easy for a would-be tattler. He merely gets in touch with Internal Revenue field agents or directly with the Commissioner of Internal Revenue in Washington, reports that someone has skimped in his tax report. If the evidence seems reasonable, field agents inspect questionable records, interview...

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