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By the numbers: IRS audit rate for East Carroll Parish residents is highest in Louisiana

Source: - May 17, 2019

East Carroll Parish residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Louisiana, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

24/7 Wall St. reviewed the tax return audit rates for more than 3,000 counties, equivalent jurisdictions and independent municipalities in order to pinpoint where audits are most common in each state. Nationally, the IRS audits about 7.7 returns for every 1,000 returns filed, the study said.

The audit rate for filers in East Carroll Parish was 11.4 per 1,000 tax returns.

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