Mr Orde said amnesties
were ``a very emotive issue but part of the wider debate does include that debate around amnesties
may lead taxpayers to believe enforcement of the tax laws is more lax than they thought, thus encouraging additional cheating.
Second, state amnesties
have always been followed by tougher enforcement activities.
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Mortensen discovered the following amnesties
for illegal aliens and their employers:
During the last three amnesties
, 50,000 Pakistanis availed of the opportunity in 1996; 25,000 in 2003; and a similar number in 2007," said the ambassador.
Specifically, state DOR's may implement penalty procedures to force taxpayers to comply with the tax law out of fear of additional assessment, or to entice compliance by offering amnesties
and other waivers to taxpayers that have failed either to file the proper returns or pay the appropriate taxes due.
It is important to note that, based on the experience of past Amnesties
here in New Jersey and in other states, ninety percent of the money comes in during the last two weeks of the program," he said.
would be only the first in a series of amnesties
for illegal aliens, charges the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR).