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NTU, CCAGW Urge Senate Finance to Strengthen Taxpayer Protections in Finance Markup

by Pete Sepp / /

We urge the Finance Committee to work toward a robust, comprehensive taxpayer rights and Internal Revenue Service reform package.
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Press Mentions 

The Hidden Cost of Paying Taxes

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The National Taxpayers Union Foundation estimates that taxpayers spent $234 billion to meet their federal tax filing obligations.
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Press Mentions 

IRS Referrals for Tax-Fraud Prosecutions Still Falling in State, Nation

by Pete Sepp / /

Cronkite News - The IRS has among the most strict enforcement powers and the broadest enforcement powers in the entire federal government.
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Vote Alert 

NTU Urges House to Rein in IRS

by Nan Swift / /

Recent actions on the part of the IRS indicate an agency that has grown increasingly powerful, considers itself to be above the law, and is unable to deal with a growing number of institutional shortcomings.
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Vote Alert 

NTU Urges Congress to Cut Taxes, Rein in IRS

by Brandon Arnold / /

NTU urges all Representatives to vote "YES" on House Amendment #2 to H.R. 2029, the "Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015."
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Letters 

NTU Offers Support for the Tax Administration Integrity Act

by Pete Sepp / /

On behalf of National Taxpayers Union's (NTU's) members, I am pleased to offer our support for H.R. 3167, the Tax Administration Integrity Act.
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Blog 

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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Letters 

NTU Supports S. 942, the "Fair Treatment for All Donations Act"

by Nan Swift / /

On behalf of the members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write to express our support for S. 942, the "Fair Treatment for All Donations Act." This legislation would protect donations to 501(c)(4), (c)(5), and (c)(6) organizations from being subject t
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