CEOs recession predictions, rural voters on the economy, IRS audits : The Indicator from Planet Money We comb through the surveys, polls, and reports so you don't have to! Three caught our attention for Indicators of the Week: one asking CEOs on whether we're headed for a recession, another on the economic challenges facing rural communities, and a report offering further evidence on the high audit rates of low-income workers.

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CEO predictions, rural voters on the economy and IRS audits

CEO predictions, rural voters on the economy and IRS audits

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Washington, UNITED STATES: This 24 March, 2006 photo shows US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax forms.
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We comb through the surveys, polls, and reports so you don't have to! Three caught our attention for Indicators of the Week.

We've got a survey asking CEOs whether we're headed for a recession. We have a poll of rural voters on economic challenges and potential policy solutions. And lastly, there's a new report offering further evidence that the IRS audits low income workers at higher rates than other taxpayers.

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