IRS

Whistleblowing Is a Key Regulatory Tool

Whistleblowing incentives are crucial to agency enforcement.

Does the Administrative State Threaten U.S. Democracy?

Panel focuses on claims of potential dangers from growth in government agencies.

The Case for Regulating Tax Return Preparers

Researchers insist that tax return preparers should be required to demonstrate competency.

Improving the Tax Whistleblower Program

GAO report recommends a faster claims process and protection against employer retaliation.

Are Government Benefits Going to the Wrong People?

Federal audit identifies causes and consequences of benefit overpayments to disabled workers.

The Need for Federal Oversight of Tax Preparers

As court strikes down IRS tax preparer regulations, a scholar argues for a legislative fix.

Helping the IRS Keep Track of Tax-Exempt Charitable Groups

The GAO recommends the IRS improve oversight of tax-exempt charitable organizations.

Proposed Tax Rule Would Help Domestic Abuse Survivors Get Affordable Health Coverage

IRS may make temporary healthcare tax credits permanently available to married victims of domestic abuse.

Congress Considers Regulating Tax Preparers

After federal court blocks IRS rule, Democrats urge new legislation on tax preparation.

A New Tax-and-Spend Strategy to Fight Obesity

Scholar proposes a manufacturers’ excise tax to fund obesity-prevention efforts.

Digitizing Environmental Protection

Proposed e-reporting rule aims to improve water quality, save money.

Are IRS Revenue Rulings Eligible for Chevron Review?

Pending Supreme Court tax case raises key statutory interpretation issue.