US Congress is Making It Illegal for the IRS to Offer Free Tax Filing Service

The US Congress will soon officially ban the IRS from offering its own tax filing service, according to reporting by ProPublica, a non-profit news agency. Probably.

Advocates of a free, government-sponsored tax filing service have long argued that the current system doesn’t do justice to the millions of taxpayers making under $66,000 per year who actually shouldn’t be paying anything to file their taxes.

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