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Congress sends IRS reform bill to president

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Tax Hot Topics newsletter Congress approved a bipartisan package of IRS and tax administration reforms on June 13 that President Donald Trump is now expected to sign it into law.

The Taxpayer First Act (H.R. 3151) passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 13 after passing by voice vote in the House on June 10. The bill omits a provision that would have codified the Free File program after that provision stalled an earlier version of the bill (H.R. 1957) in the Senate. The bill generally seeks to update IRS technology, address cybersecurity and make various improvements to customer service and tax administration.

For more details, see our Tax Legislative Update.

Contacts:
Dustin Stamper
Managing Director
Washington National Tax Office 
T +1 202 861 4144

Omair Taher
Senior Associate
Washington National Tax Office 
T +1 202 861 4143

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