Across the country, there is a growing – and overdue – awareness of the need to increase our focus on science, technology engineering and math education, or STEM for short. We at Intuit also include the arts, “STEAM” education, because artists are critically important in the technology workforce. Graphic designers, for example, can play an…

Full Story

Talking Tax Reform: The Tax Code as a Barrier to Entrepreneurship

In the third event of the Talking Tax Reform series, the Tax Foundation hosted a special panel, sponsored by the Intuit Tax & Financial Center, on how we might craft business tax policies that don’t act as barriers to entrepreneurship. Tax Foundation President Scott Hodge moderated the panel of four of today’s leading experts: Scott Greenberg, Director of Federal Projects, Tax…

Full Story

For much of our history, most Americans lived in family units consisting of two parents, married to each other, with one or more dependent children all living together under the same roof. For families living in those times, many things were simpler, including the ability to decipher the tax code and file an accurate tax…

Full Story

Talking Tax Reform: A Modern Tax Code for Modern Families

In the second event of the Talking Tax Reform series, the Tax Foundation hosted a special panel, sponsored by the Intuit Tax & Financial Center, on simplifying our outmoded tax code to accommodate today’s complex family situations. Tax Foundation President Scott Hodge moderated the panel of four of today’s leading experts: Elaine Maag, Senior Research Associate, Urban Institute Kyle Pomerleau,…

Full Story

While Congress debates tax reform, and the need to truly simplify the tax code for average taxpayers, we highlight two programs aimed at helping taxpayers in need of assistance to prepare and file their taxes for free. All across the country, in churches, libraries, schools, community centers and other public meeting halls, thousands of Volunteer…

Full Story

Technology and innovation are transforming many sectors of our economy. It is incumbent on policymakers, the administration and industry to marry these innovations with transparency and consumer protections to foster strong economic growth and spur small business growth. In today’s economic environment, small businesses urgently need new sources of capital to fund operations, build inventories,…

Full Story

It’s tax time again.  While it may not be everyone’s favorite time of the year, for millions of Americans it also means refund time.  And, with tax reform now at the top of the national agenda, it’s also worth remembering that the annual tax filing ritual has tremendous potential benefits. In fact, direct citizen engagement…

Full Story

Talking Tax Reform: A Discussion of Border Adjustability & Cash-Flow Taxes

  In the first event of the Talking Tax Reform series, the Tax Foundation hosted a special panel sponsored by the Intuit Tax & Financial Center on Border Adjustability, Cash Flow Taxes, and U.S. Companies, or what is now commonly referred to by #DBCFT (Destination Based Cash Flow Tax). Tax Foundation President Scott Hodge moderated the panel of three of…

Full Story