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Editor: William Byrnes
Texas A&M University
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Friday, January 4, 2019

Palantir Deal May Make IRS ‘Big Brother-ish’ While Chasing Cheats

BNA reported that 

A contract with billionaire Peter Thiel’s Palantir Technologies will give the IRS new firepower to pursue tax cheats by connecting the dots in millions of tax filings, bank transactions, phone records, and even social media posts.  

The IRS on Sept. 27 signed the deal for $99 million over seven years, according to the contract

Read the entire BNA report here.

 

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/intfinlaw/2019/01/palantir-deal-may-make-irs-big-brother-ish-while-chasing-cheats.html

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