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Saying Goodbye to 2014 - Speaking of Taxpayers, December 19

by Douglas Kellogg / /

In this extended episode: Taxpayer Protection Alliance's Michi Iljazi joins the podcast to review 2014 benchmarks and the latest news. NTUF's Demian Brady and Dan Barrett reflect on the organization's work this year and reveal some year end spending legislation findings. Plus, the Outrage of the Week! Have a great holiday season and HAPPY NEW YEAR!


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Tax Extenders Deal a Mixed Bag for Taxpayers

by Brandon Arnold / /

The House is about to consider a $44.7 billion bill that would retroactively reinstate for one year dozens of expired tax relief provisions. While National Taxpayers Union is normally strongly supportive of tax relief, this particular package is a mixed b
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A $34,000 Mistake: the IRS and Civil Asset Forfeiture

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

In a process known as civil asset forfeiture, the IRS can take everything in your bank account without ever charging you with a crime. It's difficult to fight back, and unfortunately, it's becoming more common.
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The Growing Problems with our Tax Code; James K. Glassman on G20 - Speaking of Taxpayers, Sept. 20

by Douglas Kellogg / /

Pete & Doug discuss the risks of maintaining our current tax system with NTUF's Michael Tasselmyer, who's authored a new analysis on the subject. Plus, James K. Glassman, former Undersecretary of State and current Visiting Fellow at AEI discusses
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Research Refresher: Special NTUF Paper on the Need for Tax Reform

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Earlier this week, NTU Foundation released a study on the need for fundamental tax reform and what the alternatives to the current system is at the federal level. Check out the summary and be sure to share it with your fellow taxpayers!
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NTUF Policy Paper: Tax Code is Costly, Risky

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

A new study from NTUF shows that not only does the current tax Code's complexity cost taxpayers time and money, it also puts their private information at risk. There are options to reform the system, however, and the study highlights some of them.
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