Monday April 14, 2014

TurboTax Maker Campaigning Against Free, Simple Tax Filing

This is totally shocking! Why would the maker of TurboTax be against free, simple filing? Oh...wait. wink

Each railed against a long-standing proposal that would give taxpayers the option to use pre-filled tax returns. They warned that the program would be a conflict of interest for the IRS and would especially hurt low-income people, who wouldn't have the resources to fight inaccurate returns. Rabbi Elliot Dorff wrote in a Jewish Journal op-ed that he "shudder[s] at the impact this program will have on the most vulnerable people in American society."

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