Legislative Change Needed To Eliminate the Requirement for a Declaration of Estimated Tax

GGD-80-61: Published: May 8, 1980. Publicly Released: Jun 9, 1980.

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In response to a request for ways to simplify the individual income tax, GAO discusses the need for a legislative change dealing with estimated tax requirements. The proposed amendment would reduce the cost and paperwork burden for taxpayers and the Internal Revenue Service. Tax filers seem particularly confused about the declaration of estimated tax. A draft of a proposed amendment to the Internal Revenue Code is attached to the report.

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    Priority Open Recommendations:

    Internal Revenue Service
    GAO-20-548PR: Published: Apr 23, 2020. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 2020.

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