IRS Tells Single Mom She's Too Poor, Must Be Lying

IRS Tells Single Mom She's Too Poor, Must Be Lying

A single mom in Seattle thought she was playing by the rules. She earned under $19,000 per year as a hairdresser, supported her two children, and shared a home with her parents. Then the IRS audited her, claiming that she simply didn’t earn enough money to be able to live in Seattle, and must be hiding something. Two years and $10,000 in accountant bills later, the IRS has determined that she isn’t trying to run a scam, but can’t figure out who her children are dependents of. [More]