Testimony The Effect of Tax Enforcement on Revenues
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Testimony before subcommittees of the House Ways and Means Committee
Janet Holtzblatt
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Janet Holtzblatt, senior fellow in the Tax Policy Center, testified before the Select Revenue Measures and Oversight subcommittees of House Ways and Means at a hearing on the tax gap and improving tax administration. The testimony focused on four key areas: the impact of reductions in the IRS’s budget over the last decade; research on revenue effects of increasing the IRS’s enforcement budget; the challenges faced by examiners; and the impact of sustained funding.   

Research Areas Taxes and budgets
Tags Individual taxes
Policy Centers Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center