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  • A Better Way for Tax Reform
    Posted in Columns on August 5, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    When it comes to the current tax system, the list of complaints is far from short – you can probably tick off a few right now. From the lengthy, overly complex tax code to the arcane, bureaucratic operations of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the United States is in need of a new system. There is a better way for tax reform, and it starts with focusing on a tax code and IRS that works for us, not against us. We need a tax code that we can understand and an IRS that taxpayers can actually tru... Read more

  • Goodlatte to Hold 1st Hearing on Misconduct by IRS Commissioner
    Posted in Press Releases on May 20, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform, House Judiciary Committee Issues

    On Tuesday, May 24 at 10:00 a.m., the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing titled, “Examining the Allegations of Misconduct Against IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, Part I.” At the hearing, members of the House Judiciary Committee will examine the findings of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s investigation of IRS Commissioner Koskinen. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee has investigated the targeting of conservative groups for several years and many o... Read more

  • Goodlatte Announces Hearings to Examine Misconduct By IRS Commissioner
    Posted in Press Releases on May 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform, House Judiciary Committee Issues

    The House Judiciary Committee today announced that it will hold two full committee hearings to examine misconduct by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen. At the first hearing, which will take place on Tuesday, May 24 at 10:00 a.m., members of the House Judiciary Committee will hear from a witness panel presenting the findings of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s investigation of IRS Commissioner Koskinen. The House Judiciary Committee will also invit... Read more

  • The Pains of Tax Season Call for a New Tax Code
    Posted in Columns on April 8, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Tax Reform

    There are very few certainties in life. One of those, however, is that Tax Day comes around each year. By the time the April 18th deadline passes to submit 2015 tax returns, millions of Americans will have experienced our broken tax code firsthand yet again. A very appropriate quote by an unknown author sums up the feelings of many during tax season: “People who complain about taxes can be divided into two classes: men and women.” While that may draw a few laughs, in all seriousness tax season ... Read more