Episode 667: Auditing ISIS : Planet Money What happens when ISIS takes over your city? Today on the show: We meet a man who lived in ISIS controlled territory. He talks about paying taxes, where he kept his money and a $50 candy bar.
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Episode 667: Auditing ISIS

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Episode 667: Auditing ISIS

Episode 667: Auditing ISIS

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FILE - This undated file image posted on a militant website on Jan. 14, 2014, shows fighters from the Islamic State group marching in Raqqa, Syria. T (AP Photo/Militant Website, File)
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When ISIS takes control of a town, they also take control of its businesses and its economy.

Today on the show: We examine a budget that got smuggled out of ISIS territory. We hear what it's like to live under an ISIS regime, including where people keep their money, how taxes get collected, and a $50 dollar candy bar.

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