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President Trump’s Situational View About Enforcing Tax and Immigration Laws
Question: What does the Trump Administration’s policy decision to separate immigrant children from their parents at the Mexican border have in common with its policy...
June 20, 2018
Billions in Tax Refund Fraud--and How to Stop Most of it
The Treasury may be losing as much as $5 billion a year from fraudulent tax refund claims—and most of that fraud is entirely preventable. The...
May 29, 2012
Leonard E. Burman
Five Challenges for the IRS’s New Capital Gains Reporting Rules
Sellers of stocks and other assets have always had to calculate their cost basis (generally, what they paid for the investment) in order to figure...
May 1, 2012
Steven M. Rosenthal
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