Tax Policy Center

IRS

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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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig told the Senate Finance Committee on April 13 that the agency could begin delivering monthly 2021 Child Tax Credit (CTC) payments...
April 28, 2021Elaine MaagWilliam J. Congdon
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The IRS struggles mightily to balance two goals: It desperately wants to encourage taxpayers to file their tax returns electronically rather than on paper. And...
April 26, 2021Howard Gleckman
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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
By including in the American Rescue Plan (ARP) a provision to exempt up to $10,200 of last year’s unemployment benefits from federal income tax, Congress...
March 30, 2021Janet Holtzblatt