Brief IRS - What It Does and How to Reform It
Tax Debate 2017
Eric Toder
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This year, Congress will consider what may be the biggest tax bill in decades. This is one of a series of briefs the Tax Policy Center has prepared to help people follow the debate. Each focuses on a key tax policy issue that Congress and the Trump administration may address. This brief describes the IRS, it’s activities, challenges it faces, and a discussion of potential reforms to improve it.
Research Areas Taxes and budgets
Tags Federal budget and economy
Policy Centers Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center