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Cutting Through the Misinformation About The IRS’s Plan To Spend $80 Billion
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, 2022
Was The Senate’s Heated Crypto Tax Reporting Debate Much Ado About Nothing?
When Congress debates major legislation, the public often focuses on a single narrow issue—one frequently irrelevant to the main point of the bill. It happened...
September 10, 2021
The Road To Abusive Tax Shelters Is Paved with Good Intentions
Conserving nature—not paving over it—is "pretty cool," so much so that our tax code has for decades offered an tax incentive to do it through “conservation easements.” But a certain kind of scam has taken that incentive to another level entirely.
September 2, 2020
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