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IRS teams up with Australia, UK, to find tax cheats

WASHINGTON — The United States is teaming up with Australia and the United Kingdom in an effort to expose tax cheats from around the world.

Tax agencies from the three countries have acquired ‘‘a substantial amount of data’’ about potential tax cheats from many countries hiding assets in Singapore, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, and the Cook Islands, the Internal Revenue Service said Thursday.

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