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Taxpayer First Act
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The Taxpayer First Act (HR-3151) contains several provisions that would benefit many Americans.
However, enshrining the Free File Program into law now prevents the IRS from developing the program that most taxpayers really need - one that would automatically calculate taxes for those with the simplest situations, while providing a free filing system for anyone wishing to do their own taxes.
As your constituent, I am requesting that you support a law such as the Tax Filing Simplification Act (S-1194) that would require the IRS to give taxpayers the option to have the IRS calculate their taxes. Furthermore, if tax-preparation software companies choose to leave the Free File Program, task the IRS to create its own program to be made available without cost to all taxpayers.