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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

 

October 15, 2021



A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:

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Online posts misrepresent scope of tax proposal, policy

CLAIM: A new tax policy allows the IRS to "monitor all transactions involving bank accounts worth more than $600." Another new policy taxes all payments of more than $600 made through applications like PayPal and Venmo.

THE FACTS: Current tax proposals and policies do not call for either of these actions....



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