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Taxpayer's Tab: How Much Could be Raised with Tax Hikes on the Top 1 Percent?

by Demian Brady, Timothy Howland / /

NTUF investigates static analysis of revenues from theoretical tax hikes based on the latest income tax data reported by the IRS.


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More Bipartisan Support for Legislation to Rein In IRS

by Brandon Arnold / /

Earlier this year, NTU was pleased to be among the first organizations to endorse H.R. 1104, the "Fair Treatment for All Donations Act," a bill that would help prevent the IRS from overzealously targeting certain nonprofit organizations. The legislation p
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Rick Santorum Previews His Flat Tax Plan

by Demian Brady / /

Rick Santorum has vowed to "end the IRS as we know it" and will soon unveil his plan to make that so. While the full details are forthcoming, he provided an overview to an audience in Iowa. The current seven federal income tax brackets would be simplified
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Top of To-Do List for Returning Congress: Curb IRS’ Email Snooping Power

by Pete Sepp / /

Think you've read everything about IRS email scandals? Here's one that needs to make more headlines in coming days … and it's not about Lois Lerner. It is, instead, about legislation designed to clarify the limits of the tax agency's powers to pry
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IRS Security Breach Impacts 100,000 Taxpayers

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Just six weeks after Tax Day, the Internal Revenue Service has reported a security breach of over 100,000 taxpayers' personal information.
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Outrageous Outsourcing: Senator Hatch Questions IRS Collusion with Law Firm

by Pete Sepp / /

Today, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) called on the IRS Commissioner to explain the details of a sordid matter that "call(s) into question the integrity of the agency's examination process."
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Is IRS Holding Taxpayers Hostage in Funding Fight?

by Douglas Kellogg / /

There have been a slate of stories highlighting the IRS's recent struggles with reductions to their budget. It seems like every day Commissioner Koskinen is in a hearing blaming the agency's terrible taxpayer service performance on those cuts...
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Taxpayer's Tab: Who Pays Income Taxes?

by Demian Brady, Michael Tasselmyer, Timothy Howland / /

From the President, Members of the House and Senate, and other advocates for bigger government, there's been a lot of flap about the fairness of our tax system, that the so-called "rich" are not paying their "fair share" in taxes. However, a look at the a
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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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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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