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The Protecting Taxpayers Act
H&R Block applauds U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) for introducing the Protecting Taxpayers Act.
How Taxpayers Are Affected by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
The recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has raised questions for many taxpayers.
Disaster Declarations and Disaster Relief
Jackie Perlman, CPA and principal tax research analyst with The Tax Institute at H&R Block, shares and Q&As concerning disaster declarations, relief, and tax.
A Simpler Tax Code
As Washington shifts focus to tax reform, H&R Block discusses opportunities to simplify the code.
Outlook: Identity Theft Progress Made, but Work Remains
IRS has recently had a positive trend to share on an issue of concern to all taxpayers: tax-related identity theft.
Analysis: Minimum Standards and the Administration’s FY18 IRS Budget Proposal
The Trump administration's fiscal year 2018 budget included several noteworthy policy proposals, including an initiative to increase oversight of paid tax return preparers.
Analysis: The Most Significant Threat to Tax Administration
The IRS’ Electronic Tax Administration Advisory Committee (ETAAC) held its annual meeting and released its annual report yesterday.
First Impressions: The Administration’s FY18 IRS Budget Proposal
The Trump administration has unveiled its FY18 budget, which provides the IRS $10.975 billion to administer the tax code.
Outlook: The Opportunities within Tax Reform
The White House proposal provides an opportunity to ask what issues should be part of the tax reform conversation. We suggest examining three areas…
Outlook: Lessons From the 2017 Filing Season
Tax filing seasons are not created equally.