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Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The news is filled with stories about conflicts between taxpayers and tax collectors. Just a few weeks ago a New York jury convicted the Trump...
January 27, 2023Howard GleckmanSteven M. Rosenthal
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
It is easy to write off as mere symbolism the House vote to rescind nearly all the $80 billion IRS funding increase Congress approved last...
January 11, 2023Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Once they finally pick a Speaker, the very first legislative vote House Republicans will take will be aimed at making it harder for the IRS...
January 4, 2023Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The two new reports on the IRS’s handling of former President Donald Trump’s tax returns raise more questions than they answer. And the most important...
December 22, 2022Howard Gleckman
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Welcome to the Tax Policy Center’s annual Lump of Coal Awards for the worst tax ideas of 2022. It was an election year...
December 21, 2022Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
In response to the recent burst of inflation, the IRS is raising contribution limits for the full range of retirement savings accounts. That’s great news...
November 4, 2022Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Understanding how the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) will affect the Internal Revenue Service’s operations requires wading through a swamp of misinformation, disinformation, and no information...
September 1, 2022Howard GleckmanJanet Holtzblatt
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
President Biden and congressional Democrats won a big policy battle when Congress enacted the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), despite unanimous Republican opposition. But who will...
August 23, 2022Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
With the near-certain enactment of the Inflation Reduction Act, the Internal Revenue Service is on track for an $80 billion boost to its ten-year budget...
August 11, 2022Janet Holtzblatt
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Alas, it takes a potential scandal to bring attention to a government program in need of reform. In this case, it’s the intense individual income...
August 8, 2022C. Eugene Steuerle