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Tax Processing Issues Continue to Plague IRS

Filing taxes is already stressful but the IRS' inefficiency makes it even worse for taxpayers.

Eric Maus April 18, 2022
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The IRS Begins a $70 Million IT Modernization Project

Facing a large backlog of paper returns, the IRS just issued a $70 million contract to update and modernize its IT systems.

Deborah Collier April 4, 2022
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Only Taxpayers Know How Much They Really Owe in Taxes

Taxpayers have information only they know to fill out their tax returns; the IRS should never do that for them.

Thomas Schatz March 23, 2022
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Only Taxpayers Know How Much They Really Owe in Taxes

Taxpayers have information only they know to fill out their tax returns; the IRS should never do that for them.

Thomas Schatz March 23, 2022
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Congress Should not Use Ukraine As an Excuse to Fund a Socialist Agenda

Congress should avoid using Ukraine or the COVID-19 pandemic as a means to pass a socialist agenda. 

Christina Herrin March 9, 2022
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IRS Backlog Already Threatening 2022 Tax Season

Taxpayers should expect long wait times to receive a refund or an answer to their questions. 

Eric Maus February 17, 2022
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IRS Reverses Facial Recognition Requirements in Win for Taxpayer Privacy

The IRS' reversal on facial recognition technology is a win for taxpayers, but the IRS will always be looking for new powers.

Eric Maus February 11, 2022
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The Resurgence of the Build Back Better Act is Inevitable

The BBBA is more big government socialism, with a price tag of $4.9 trillion over 10 years.

Christina Herrin January 11, 2022
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New Year, New Laws

New laws taking effect in 2022 include minimum wage hikes, plastic bag taxes, tax reform, and cocktails-to-go.

Ryan Lanier January 5, 2022
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Arkansas Special Session Delivers Tax Win

SB 1 provides the largest tax cut in state history. 

Ryan Lanier December 15, 2021
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The PRO Act Gets New Life with Build Back Better Act

The PRO Act would radically change labor laws and deprive tens of thousands of workers of the ability to work independently.

Eric Maus December 14, 2021
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A National Plastic Tax Disproportionately Hurts the Poor

Regressive taxes, like those proposed on plastics, should not be passed by Congress through reconciliation or any other mechanism.

Christina Herrin December 10, 2021

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