Chances of IRS audit (continues)
Geographic factor affecting IRS tax
The chances of being audited by the IRS also
vary depending on the geographic location of the tax
payers or where the tax payer lives. According to the
IRS tax statistics the following cities have had the highest
IRS audit rates since 1988 in this order:
The cities with lowest IRS audit rates
Tax payers who live in the western united
states are much more likely to be exposed to an IRS audit than
those who live in the east or midwestern of the us. The IRS
does not provide answers to why these cities get audited more
than other cities. However, according to IRS statistics, moving
to low audited cities may decrease a tax payer'
s chances of being audited by the IRS.