Oversight

GOP Letter: IRS Must Provide Plan to Address More Than 16 Million Outstanding Tax Returns

January 19, 2022 — Blog

With less than two weeks before the start of the 2022 tax filing season and more than 16 million outstanding tax returns at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), top Republicans at the Ways and Means Committee and Appropriations Committee called on IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig to provide information on how the agency will address this crisis for hardworking taxpayers. Within his first year in ...

Brady: Ruling on Trump Tax Returns Empowers Democrats in Congress to Weaponize the Tax Code for Purely Political Purposes

December 14, 2021 — Blog

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Top Republican on the Ways and Means Committee Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement on a Federal District Court ruling on President Trump’s tax returns: “Today’s ruling is troubling because the court is empowering Democrats in Congress to weaponize the tax code for purely political purposes, endangering the privacy of any taxpayer in America who ...

Letter: GOP Members Request Answers on IRS Tax Return Backlog Ahead of Upcoming Filing Season

December 09, 2021 — Blog

With ongoing tax filing backlogs plaguing the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 99 House Republicans, including House Republican Leadership and all Ways and Means Republicans, called for IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig to provide information on how the agency plans to resolve its process and prepare for the upcoming 2022 tax filing season. The members wrote: “This massive backlog is causing ...