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Our Purpose

Make the Federal tax system fair for everyone who pays their taxes

      • Most people pay their taxes
      • Some people don’t
      • That’s not fair

The Problem

$574 Billion PER YEAR in unpaid taxes

      • A minority of taxpayers fail to pay what they legally owe. This unpaid amount – the Tax Gap – is more than all the income tax paid by 90% of individual taxpayers.
      • Most of the Tax Gap is from high income taxpayers not paying what they owe.
      • This is unfair to every compliant taxpayer.
      • Before we raise taxes on those already paying what they owe, we should collect from those who are not paying.

The Solution

A practical plan to shrink the Tax Gap

  •    Our plan raises $1.4 trillion over 10 years without raising taxes on any compliant taxpayer.
    This is almost as much as President-Elect Biden’s tax plan would raise from increasing individual income and social security taxes.

    Our plan includes three practical steps:
            • Use Modern technology to improve service and identify unreported income
            • Ensure all income is reported to the IRS
            • Provide IRS resources to collect what we know is owed.

It’s only fair – before raising taxes, we should collect the taxes already on the books.

Look Who Agrees

Leaders from across the political spectrum and business community support this plan.

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Recent News and Events



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Former IRS Commissioners: Biden's plan to invest in the IRS will pay off for taxpayers
by Fred Goldberg & Charles Rossotti - USA Today - 4/29/21
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Biden Seeks $80 Billion to Beef Up I.R.S. Audits of High-Earners
by Jim Tankersley & Alan Rappeport - New York Times - 4/28/21
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Biden Tax Plan Leans on Banks to Help Find Unreported Income
by Orla McCaffrey & Richard Rubin - Wall Street Journal - 4/29/21
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Investing in the IRS and Improving Tax Compliance
US Treasury Department Press Release - 4/29/21
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President Seeks IRS Funding Increase
by Richard Rubin - Wall Street Journal - 4/28/2021
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Five former IRS commissioners: Biden’s proposal would create a fairer tax system
Washington Post Opinion - 5/4/21
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Joe Biden IRS audit proposal raises accountability, privacy issues
The Washington Times by David Sherfinski- 5/7/21
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Interview with Former IRS Commissioner Fred T. Goldberg
Bloomberg Radio, Balance of Power with David Westin - 4/29/21
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Charles Rossotti to Testify at Senate Finance Committee

Former IRS Commissioner Charles Rossotti will testify at the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday, May 11th.