Citizen Power

Today is Tax Day – the day when tax returns are due to the government. Truth be told, it’s not a day many of us look forward to. Like going to the dentist or skipping dessert, filing taxes is something we do because we have to, not because we want to. And yet there is…

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Intuit CBS Sunday Morning Statement

Intuit’s mission of powering prosperity around the world fuels our commitment to help individuals take control of their financial lives so they can achieve their dreams. Intuit is driven to help Americans fulfill their duty to pay their taxes and receive the refunds they deserve by offering innovative, accurate and easy-to-use software and services. Our…

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In 2015, the Internal Revenue Service brought together state tax officials and the nation’s leading tax return preparers and software developers, including Intuit, to create and agree on new anti-fraud measures to protect taxpayers. Established as the IRS Security Summit, the collaboration produced new agreements and launched new initiatives to drive fraud out of the…

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It’s “tax time,” when more than 150 million Americans need to begin preparing and filing tax returns for calendar year 2017. For many, tax preparation can feel like a big task and not necessarily one they relish. But for most, there are ways to make it easier, less time consuming and less expensive.   And, despite all…

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Return Prep, Software Companies Expect Smooth Filing Season

Tax Analysts -William Hoffman – 12/27/2017 “I don’t want to minimize the importance of the bill, but we’ve got this,” David Williams, chief tax officer and executive director of Intuit, told Tax Analysts. See the full article on Tax Analysts

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The largest piece of tax reform legislation in more than three decades has been signed into law.  The bill’s provisions will affect virtually all taxpayers, although for most people, the bill does not affect their taxes for 2017 (the ones they file in 2018). That said, many folks are wondering what’s in the bill and…

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More than four million U.S. taxpayers are directly engaged in the sharing economy, making everyday tasks like ordering household items, getting a ride to the airport and renting a vacation home easier for the rest of Americans. While being a member of this new era workforce is beneficial in a lot of ways – from…

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Intuit Statement on Tax Reform

Intuit is pleased Government is taking up tax reform and tax simplification and moving toward Congressional consideration of this critical priority.  We recognize that these issues will evolve as Congress works through the legislative process. Intuit has long advocated for tax simplification for individuals, families, small businesses and the self-employed.   Our mission to “Power…

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As our elected representatives begin the difficult but essential task of reforming our tax code, we strongly encourage them to keep tax simplification as the centerpiece of any reform package. Simplification of the tax code is beneficial to taxpayers across the country. The appeal of simplification starts with empowering every individual and small business to…

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Leading researchers, practitioners and policy experts on the social safety net and tax policy gathered to discuss how households experience income volatility and ways current policies help or hinder families predict and plan for tax obligations and windfalls. The conversation included insights from research published by the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center “Income Volatility: New Research…

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