Tax Policy Center

audits

: TaxVox
Congress is moving toward rectifying the decade-long funding crisis at the IRS . The House is on track to adopt President Biden’s proposed $1.6 billion...
July 7, 2021Janet Holtzblatt
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Change can be good, right? Maybe or maybe not. But if you are the Internal Revenue Service, “no change” audits never are good. And, for...
April 19, 2021Janet Holtzblatt
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Last week, a group of prominent academic and government economists published a study that estimated the top 1 percent of Americans hide more than 20...
April 5, 2021Steven M. Rosenthal
: TaxVox
Would increasing the Internal Revenue Service’s funding for audits increase tax collections by more than the cost? Yes, if the funds are spent wisely.
September 28, 2020Janet Holtzblatt
: TaxVox
About 82 percent of individual and business taxes due are paid voluntarily and on time. But not all taxpayers pay all they owe. Thus, the...
July 17, 2019Robert A. Weinberger
: TaxVox
The IRS published its annual trove of tax statistics Internal Revenue Service Data Book, 2018 on May 20. On its face, the volume is a...
June 7, 2019Robert A. Weinberger
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
House Ways and Means Committee Chair Richard Neal will need more than six years of President Trump’s income tax returns...
April 5, 2019Steven M. Rosenthal
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Have you noticed the contrast in recent weeks between the FBI and the IRS? The FBI is seemingly in every other headline in this year’s...
November 3, 2016Howard Gleckman