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The 10 closest states in Election 2012: US Presidential Results

In Politics, USA on நவம்பர் 8, 2012 at 12:16 பிப

The 10 closest states in Election 2012

Top 10 closest states, ranked from narrowest margin — by percentage — to widest. If less than 100 percent of precincts are reporting in a state, according to the Associated Press, that is noted in parentheses.

1. Florida: 0.6 percent (Obama 49.9, Romney 49.3.)
2. Ohio: 1.9 percent (Obama 50.1, Romney 48.2)
3. North Carolina: 2.2 percent (Romney 50.6, Obama 48.4)
4. Virginia (99% reporting): 3.0 percent (Obama 50.8, Romney 47.8)
5. Colorado: 4.7 percent (Obama 51.2, Romney 46.5)
6. Pennsylvania (99% reporting): 5.2 percent (Obama 52, Romney 46.8)
7. Iowa: 5.6 percent (Obama 52.1, Romney 46.5)
8. New Hampshire (99% reporting): 5.8 percent (Obama 52.2, Romney 46.4)
9. Nevada (99% reporting): 6.6 percent (Obama 52.3, Romney 45.7)
10. Wisconsin: 6.7 percent (Obama 52.8, Romney 46.1)

Top 5 cities for fraudulent tax returns

In Business, Finance, USA on செப்ரெம்பர் 5, 2012 at 8:45 பிப

IRS paid out more than $972 million in possibly fraudulent refunds in 2010

1. Tampa ($468.3 million)

2. Miami ($280.5 million)

3. Atlanta ($77.1 million)

4. Detroit ($74.3 million)

5. Houston ($72 million).

IRS says these five cities alone accounted for more than 239,000 questionable tax returns.

Top 5 fraudulent addresses used for Income Tax returns in USA

1. Lansing, Michigan – 2,137 bogus returns for $3.3 million.

2. Chicago, Illinois – 765 returns for $903,000.

3. Orlando, Florida – 703 returns for 1.08 million.

4. Tampa, Florida – 518 phony returns for $1.7 million.

5. Belle Glade, Florida (pop. 17,667) – 741 fake returns for $1 million.

In all, the investigation found that Uncle Sam paid out $5.2 billion to identity thieves filing fake tax returns.