Infrastructure fantasies; trouble with the U.S.-Malta Treaty; the future of contactless prep; and other highlights from our favorite tax bloggers.
- Taxable Talk (http://www.taxabletalk.com/): This post “35,300,000” looks at the recent National Taxpayer Advocate’s semi-annual report to Congress, which offered “the true state of tax returns at the IRS. Fair warning, it’s not a pretty picture.”
- Tax Vox (https://www.taxpolicycenter.org/): No Plan’s Perfect Dept.: President Biden and a bipartisan group of senators have agreed to the framework of a plan to boost infrastructure spending by about $579 billion. On top of already-planned spending for roads, bridges, transit, water and broadband, it would amount to a massive $1 trillion. And they have agreed to pay for it largely with…pixie dust.
- The Tax Times (https://www.thetaxtimes.com): The IRS is hiring thousands of new auditors as it gears up for a potentially…