Tax Policy Center

tax compliance

: 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
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Do you consider not paying taxes “sport?” The President of the United States says he does. And that raises serious concerns about the stability of our volumtary tax system.
May 8, 2019Howard Gleckman
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
Business Taxes: TaxVox
Corporations, owners of partnerships and other pass-through businesses, and millions of ordinary individual taxpayers are scrambling to understand how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act...
April 5, 2018Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The IRS has reported that its overall audit rate is continuing to fall , especially for businesses and high-income individual taxpayers. The Service audits less...
April 2, 2018Howard Gleckman
: TaxVox
The IRS and the ACA: Working hard and working well. The IRS, thanks to years of preparation since the Affordable Care Act became law in 2010, has managed the current tax filing season smoothly, according to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen , even with new ACA burdens and IRS budget cutbacks . “It's
April 13, 2015Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
On the Hill: Taxpayer protection sought, tax reform input needed. The Senate Finance Committee holds a hearing today on protecting taxpayers from scams during the current tax filing season. Yesterday, panel Chairman Orrin Hatch and Ranking Member Ron Wyden announced their effort to solicit ideas on
March 12, 2015Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
House GOP on the President’s tax proposals: “Meh.” House Ways and Means Chair Paul Ryan told Treasury Secretary Jack Lew yesterday that “You have gradually, grudgingly taken a few steps in my opinion in the right direction… It’s progress… Not a lot. But we’ll take it.” Ryan and his colleagues
February 4, 2015Renu Zaretsky
: Daily Deduction
IRS Boss Koskinen hints at more relief for US citizens with cash stashed overseas: Speaking to the OECD’s International Tax Conference in Washington, Koskinen said the service may give a bit more of a break to some who remain out of compliance with FATCA: “Our goal is to ensure we have struck the
June 5, 2014Renu Zaretsky