The Director's Corner is an ongoing series of opinion pieces from Chief Tax Officer and Executive Director David Williams.

Uber drivers  – those who power the popular mobile ride share app – are filling not only roadways but also headlines as the growth of the sharing economy is gaining more attention. In the next five years the number of on-demand workers – those such as Uber drivers who provide services or goods directly to…

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TY14 Recap: Part 3 – Economic Security

The final segment in this three-part series recapping the defining issues of TY14 is Economic Security.   Economic Security Recap: Economic security remains top of mind for taxpayers.   Each tax season, many individuals and families get a boost to their economic security from tax refunds. This year was no exception as an estimated more…

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TY2014 Recap: Part 2

Taxpayer identity fraud is the second issue in this three-part blog digging into the defining issues of TY2014   Taxpayer identity fraud Recap: In the face of increasing cyber security issues threatening the entire tax system, public and private entities are charged with partnering to strengthen and safeguard the integrity of the process.    …

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TY2014 Recap

After putting another tax filing season on the books, I want to pause for a moment and reflect on several important themes that defined TY14 tax administration and touched millions of taxpayers. Perhaps not surprisingly, the themes are the Affordable Care Act (ACA), taxpayer identity fraud, and economic security.  In this post, I’ll address healthcare….

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Welcome to the Director’s Corner

Hi and welcome to the Director’s corner.  We’re launching this re-vamped web site in support of the Intuit Tax and Financial Center.  In the coming months and years, we plan to use the site as a place to explore important ideas that can simplify the business of life.  We’ll look at issues that affect how…

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