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Tax Fraud

Tax Fraud

Fraud is a deception deliberately practiced in order to secure unfair or unlawful gain. As it relates to taxes, it's simply "cheating" by intentionally paying less tax than is legally due. Created in 1976, the Tennessee Department of Revenue's Special Investigations Section (SI) was modeled after the Internal Revenue Service's Criminal Investigative Division. Today more than 20 staff members work in the unit's three offices in Nashville, Memphis and Knoxville.