“An eight-year campaign to slash the agency’s budget has left it understaffed, hamstrung and operating with archaic equipment. The result: billions less to fund the government. That’s good news for corporations and the wealthy.” A special report from ProPublica: How the IRS Was Gutted.

+ Who’s More Likely to Be Audited: A Person Making $20,000 — or $400,000? (Or, “how a benefit for the working poor was turned against them…”)