Carolina Journal investigates a policy by the N.C. Department of Revenue to audit families that claim a large number of dependents on their tax returns.
(5.25.10) N.C. Doubles Number of Tax Reviews For Large Families
RALEIGH — For the second time in as many years, the North Carolina Department of Revenue is forcing large families to cough up copies of their children’s birth certificates and Social Security cards or else forfeit their tax refunds.
(7.29.09) Kentucky Interested in N.C. Tax Reviews of Large Families
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Revenue’s policy of reviewing tax returns from large families, and withholding refunds from couples who refuse to comply, has gained the interest of tax officials in Kentucky.
(5.14.09) Large Families Singled Out for State Audits
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Revenue has a surprise for large families this tax season — an audit. Some who got the notice from a state tax auditor feel it’s a way for the state to hold on to their money as long as possible instead of sending them a timely refund check.