• Free IRS Filing Program Draws Few Users

    By Michael Rainey

    The IRS announced last week that upwards of 19 million people in 12 states are eligible to file their taxes for free using Direct File, a new program the tax agency is testing this year. But...

  • 19 Million Taxpayers Eligible for Free IRS Filing Program

    By Michael Rainey

    The IRS is testing a new online system that offers free filing directly through the tax agency, and over the weekend, Commissioner Danny Werfel said that millions of people are eligible to use it...

  • Poll Finds Liberals and Conservatives Agree: Tax the Super-Rich

    By Michael Rainey

    President Joe Biden has proposed a number of tax hikes on wealthy households and corporations, and it looks like some of his proposals — including a 25% minimum tax on billionaires — could win...

  • U.S. President Joe Biden visits New Mexico

    Biden Has Cut Taxes Overall: Analysis

    By Michael Rainey

    President Biden has called for raising taxes on corporations and the wealthy, but according to a new analysis by the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, he has been a net tax cutter so far. In an...

  • Daniel Werfel Testifies Before US House Ways And Means Committee

    IRS Commissioner Calls for Thousands of More Employees

    By Michael Rainey

    IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel said Monday that the tax agency needs to increase its overall employment level by about 10,000 employees to be fully effective. “We're at 90,000 now,” he told students...