Question of the Day

Which is greater: campaign spending on the last U.S. presidential election, or annual IRS payments to identity thieves who file fraudulent tax returns?

Correct Answer

Tell Me More

In the 2013 tax filing season, the IRS paid roughly $5.2 billion in tax refunds to identity thieves who had filed fraudulent returns. For the 2012 U.S. presidential election, the candidates, political parties, and independent interest groups spent a combined total of $2.6 billion.

DocumentationTax Refund FraudElection Spending

Reload Question
Reload Question
Share via Facebook
Share via Twitter
Share via Email
Embed into your website
About the Fact App
Articles by Topic