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The Impact of the Underground Economy, and How Analytics Can Fight It

Published By: SAS
SAS
Published:  Jun 08, 2017
Length:  10 pages

The underground economy is thriving, thanks in part to new technologies and business models such as digital currencies and online marketplaces for freelance services. SAS fraud specialists reveal how government agencies can uncover these activities – and the tax obligations not reported from them. A former head of compliance for the country’s fourth-largest state workers' comp program describes how a comprehensive analytics program found a tax gap of $718 million and was granted funding to double the team’s size without even asking.



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