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tax returns

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You’ve printed out your returns. You are awaiting your refund…or the IRS cashed your balance due check. Now you finally can put that shoebox full...
April 25, 2019Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
What if, when you filed your income tax return, you were asked if you’d like to register to vote or update your voter registration? To...
April 3, 2019Vanessa Williamson
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Although overall IRS audit rates are remarkably low (less than one percent), returns claiming an EITC are twice as likely to be audited as those...
March 14, 2019Elaine MaagRobert A Weinberger
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House Ways & Means Committee Chair Richard Neal (D-MA) reportedly is about to make a formal request for 10 years of President Trump’s tax returns...
March 7, 2019Steven M. Rosenthal
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Imagine a husband or wife near retirement age. Their tax rates go up. What do they do? I’ve published a new study, along with Kevin...
February 21, 2019Robert McClelland
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I testified before the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight yesterday on whether presidents, vice presidents, and candidates for these offices should disclose their tax...
February 8, 2019Steven M. Rosenthal
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Tax filing season is due to begin in 10 days. Will the IRS will be able to process returns as usual?
January 18, 2019Howard GleckmanRobert A Weinberger
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 required the IRS to delay tax refunds until at least February 15 for taxpayers who...
July 5, 2018Elaine Maag
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
The individual income tax has never taxed the very wealthy much. Donald Trump may have claimed huge losses starting in the early-1990s, but, like other...
October 12, 2016C. Eugene Steuerle
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
By now, many readers of TaxVox know how much Barack Obama and Mitt Romney pay in taxes. But true tax wonks are more interested in...
April 26, 2012Roberton C. Williams