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The Most Critical Issue Facing Tax Administration Today -- And What to Do About It

7 Pages Posted: 28 Jun 2014 Last revised: 2 Jul 2014

George K. Yin

University of Virginia School of Law

Date Written: June 27, 2014

Abstract

This very brief paper contains the text of the keynote address delivered on June 19, 2014 to a research conference in Washington, DC on "Advancing Tax Administration," co-sponsored by the IRS and the Tax Policy Center. It describes a way for the IRS to stabilize its reputation with Congress and the public in view of the agency's troubles in administering the EO tax laws.

Keywords: tax administration, IRS, transparency, right to know, taxpayer privacy rights, exempt organizations

JEL Classification: H10, H20, K34

Suggested Citation

Yin, George K., The Most Critical Issue Facing Tax Administration Today -- And What to Do About It (June 27, 2014). Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2014-11; Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-37. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2459592 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2459592

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