STEM Education: Vital to Our Economic Future

STEM Education: Vital to Our Economic Future
Make It Easier, More Rewarding to Save

Make It Easier, More Rewarding to Save
Innovation at Scale at CFSI’s Emerge 2016

Innovation at Scale at CFSI’s Emerge 2016
New Report Highlights the Tax Compliance Realities for the Growing On-Demand Workforce

New Report Highlights the Tax Compliance Realities for the Growing On-Demand Workforce
Keeping Small Businesses Open for Business

Keeping Small Businesses Open for Business
Regardless of Income, Tax Filing Is Complicated

Regardless of Income, Tax Filing Is Complicated
VITA Is Vital: Low-Wage Workers and Tax-Time Opportunities

VITA Is Vital: Low-Wage Workers and Tax-Time Opportunities
Tax Simplification: The Time Is Now

Tax Simplification: The Time Is Now
Continuing the Fight Against Tax Refund Fraud

Continuing the Fight Against Tax Refund Fraud
Tax and Compliance in the New Sharing Economy

Tax and Compliance in the New Sharing Economy
Intuit Tax and Financial Center Underwrites The Fight Against Fraud

The Atlantic will take a closer look at how stolen identity fraud and improper EITC payments cost the country more than $5 billion a year–and examine data-based solutions to fighting fraud in the American tax system.
Education and Training, Featured Article, Where We Stand

STEM Education: Vital to Our Economic Future

September 15, 2016

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Today’s students face a world full of challenges. And a future full of opportunity.  New industries and emerging technologies are all interconnected globally.  Given these challenges, education and training have never been more important. Together, they represent a dividing line between economic opportunity and economic limitations.   As millions of students go back to school this fall, it’s important that they are prepared to confidently tackle tomorrow’s challenges and opportunities. Recognizing this critical need, we strongly support…

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Talking Tax, Tax Administration

Former Senator Jim Talent

August 5, 2016

Former Senator Jim Talent discusses why cyber fraud is a real danger for small businesses, and points out that tax policy must aim to make tax returns as safe and secure as possible.

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Director's Corner, Tax Administration

Part 2: How the Private Sector Can Improve Tax Administration

July 26, 2016

Read Part 1 of this series here. Everyone wants to make tax time easier – the public, the government and those of us in the tax prep industry. I recently participated in a panel discussion at the National Tax Association’s Spring Symposium to discuss how the Internal Revenue Service and the private sector can continue to work together and use technology to improve the experience. Here are some of my thoughts. The private sector already…

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Talking Tax, Tax Administration

Andrea Levere

July 22, 2016

Andrea Levere, President of the Corporation for Economic Development, on saving at tax time.

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Featured Article, Financial Capabilities, Where We Stand

Make It Easier, More Rewarding to Save

July 8, 2016

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After a multi-year decline in the personal savings rate, economists now say the average American household is on track to set aside more than five percent of their annual income. For many households, an increase in personal savings means a greater ability to pay for college educations, start a small business, cover personal emergencies or prepare for a secure retirement.   While this is indeed good news for everyone who has the means and the…

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Sharing Economy and Small Business, Talking Tax

Caroline Bruckner

July 6, 2016

Caroline Bruckner, Managing Director of the American University Kogod Tax Policy Center, speaks on taxes and the self-employed.

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David Williams, Executive Director

David Williams
Executive Director

Part 2: How the Private Sector Can Improve Tax Administration

Read Part 1 of this series here. Everyone wants to make tax time easier – the public, the government and those of us in the tax prep industry. I recently participated in a panel discussion at the National Tax Association’s Spring Symposium to discuss how the Internal Revenue Service and the private sector can continue to work together and use technology to improve the experience. Here are some of my thoughts. The private sector already…

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