Taxing Gambling Winnings

Some Armenian official has said that you can’t tax gambling winnings as the gamblers won’t reveal their information and “that attempts to tax winnings failed throughout the world.” To correct the official, gambling winnings are taxed around the world, and the way the US forces gamblers to be honest is by requiring casinos to collect gambler’s social security number and report large pay outs to the IRS. If any other government officials would like me to fact-check their statements, just ask!

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