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  2/20/2013, Adar 10, 5773

Is 'Snitching' to the Tax Authorities a Sin?

A major Jewish legal debate is shaping up over the permissibility of “snitching” to the tax authorities, submitting names of suspected tax evaders.

A recent government campaign urges Israelis to turn in suspected cheats, providing a phone number and web site where individuals can submit anonymous information about tax cheats.