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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Senators Mike Crapo (R-ID) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) recently asked for an investigation into the Internal Revenue Service’s research activities, including its use of contractors...
October 12, 2021Leonard E. Burman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
To paraphrase Tolstoy , all simple families are alike; each complicated family is complicated in its own way. So when the tax code aims to...
September 27, 2021Janet Holtzblatt
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Even close followers of tax news may have been caught off guard when compliance for cryptocurrencies became the hot topic in the Senate’s debate over...
August 10, 2021John Buhl
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In what has become common practice, a handful of senators and Administration staffers tried over a few days to draft a highly complex bit of...
August 10, 2021Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Families began receiving monthly Child Tax Credit (CTC) payments on July 15. For many, those regular payments—currently permitted through the end of the year—will combat...
August 10, 2021Elaine Maag
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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
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The Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) of 2017 created the most substantial changes in business taxation in decades. But in a new analysis, published...
June 28, 2021William G. Gale
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Starting on July 15, the IRS will begin distributing a monthly Child Tax Credit payment to at least 39 million families, or almost 90 percent...
May 25, 2021Elaine Maag
Business Taxes: TaxVox
In his American Families Plan, President Biden unveiled a tax compliance initiative aimed at closing the gap between taxes that are owed and what are...
May 3, 2021Steven M. Rosenthal
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I —among many others —have called for more money for the Internal Revenue Service to enable it to collect even more money owed to the...
May 3, 2021Janet Holtzblatt