Q: employer payed me under the table for three years even though i asked to be on payroll.
i want to know what my rights are, and if irs can come after me for not paying income tax?
A: Yes - the IRS can "come after" you for not paying payroll tax. When you are paid under the table, it is your duty to make sure you are still reporting those earnings as income. The IRS and other agencies that receive your payroll taxes can also go after your employer for not deducting payroll taxes from your checks.
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