Tax Policy Center

tax compliance

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
: 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
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
When it comes to tax enforcement, I used to believe the Internal Revenue Service could never have too much information. But the agency already collects...
July 14, 2022Janet Holtzblatt
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig raised some eyebrows when he singled out the growing popularity of cryptocurrency as a big factor behind the sizeable tax gap—the...
February 11, 2022John Buhl
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The congressional debate over new tax compliance measures for cryptocurrency investors has primarily focused on two issues—the potential to raise new revenue and what parts...
October 7, 2021John Buhl
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
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
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