Wednesday’s business headlines

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Here’s a look at Wednesday’s business headlines.

Tax cheats

The head of the IRS calculated that tax evasion in the U.S. may total $1 trillion a year, a figure that is multiples higher than previous estimastes from the federal government.

The IRS chief says tax evasion is up drastically in recent years.

IRS commission Retting says IRS funding boost could add nearly 5,000 auditors.

Disney clothing

Disney theme park employees will have more flexibility in their dress code, particularly around personal expression.

Disney will allow workers to have more “gender-inclusive hairstyles, jewelry, nail styles and costume choices.” Cast members will also be allowed to show “appropriate” tattoos.

Disney has already started to add more inclusive attractions and experiences.

United Airlines

United Airlines is working toward a more sustainable furture with the launch of the first-of-its-kind eco skies alliance program.

Working with the airlines, more than dozen leading global corporations will collectively contribute toward the purchase of approximately 3.4 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel this year.


The U.S. government is urging agencies to apply patches to Microsoft servers.

The feds says there is unacceptable risk on the servers.

Unlike patches issued in March, which fixed gaps that had been exploited by Chinese hackers, Microsoft said it is not aware of exploits of these new vulnerablities.