Kentucky legislators take aim at ‘zapper’ sales tax fraud

Richard Ainsworth, School of Law

Hoping to recoup under-reported taxes, Kentucky legislators are taking aim at a little-known tool used to hide retailers’ sales from tax collectors. House Bill 69 would make possession of so-called “tax zappers” a Class D felony…
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“That’s important. You’ve got to put these guys out of business, and the threat has got to go to the business.”

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