Sprint

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NPR's Scott Horsley reports the Internal Revenue Service is cracking down on questionable tax shelters used by some corporations to reduce or eliminate their tax bills. IRS scrutiny of a tax shelter marketed by the Ernst and Young accounting firm recently led the Sprint Corporation to oust its top two executives. Tax shelters became a growth business for the big accounting firms in the late-'90s, and now that the IRS in raising questions, some of the executives are suing their accountants.

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