The Effects of EITC Correspondence Audits on Low-Income Earners

Each year, the United States Internal Revenue Service identifies taxpayers who may have erroneously claimed Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) benefits and audits them through a mail correspondence process to verify their claims. This paper exploits the random variation arising from certain aspects of...

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Main Author: Guyton, John
Schafer, Brenda
Patel, Ankur
Payne, Mark
Leibel, Kara
Manoli, Dayanand S
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: National Bureau of Economic Research 01.03.2018
Data of publication: 20180301
Series: NBER Working Paper Series
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: NBER Working Papers
NBER Technical Working Papers Archive
National Bureau of Economic Research Publications
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