An IRS building, after an attack by a taxpayer. Image: Landov
1. The IRS
Think it's weird that you continue to get audited when your friend - who year after year writes off his Great Dane as a dependent - gets off scot-free? It's not. While media outlets like MSNBC will tell you "99% of returns don't get audited," the number of people being double-checked is rising at a rate of 7% per year.