All Tax Complexity Studies

America's tax system is complex, inefficient, and onerous. For over 15 years, National Taxpayers Union and Foundation have tallied the costs of complying with our ever-expanding Tax Code. Using the latest information from the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Treasury, we offer a unique and objective look into how such a complicated tax system impacts individuals, families, and businesses alike.

2020

Tax Complexity 2020: Compliance Burdens Ease for Second Year Since Tax Reform

2019

Tax Reform Bill Made Modest Progress Toward Simplification, But Significant Hurdles Remain

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