As the IRS pushes facial recognition, the government’s own ID service rejects the technology

As the IRS pushes facial recognition, the government’s own ID service rejects the technology

This post was originally published on this siteDave Zvenyach, director of the GSA’s Technology Transformation Services, told The Post that the agency “is committed to not deploying facial recognition … until rigorous review has given us confidence that we can do so equitably.”

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IRS wants to scan your face

IRS wants to scan your face

This post was originally published on this siteMillions of Americans will soon have to scan their face to access their Internal Revenue Service tax accounts, one of the government’s biggest expansions yet of facial recognition software into people’s everyday lives.

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SALT change likely to be cut from bill, say Senate Democrats

SALT change likely to be cut from bill, say Senate Democrats

This post was originally published on this siteSenate Democrats say a proposal to raise the cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions, a top priority of Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), is likely to be cut from the revised Build Back Better Act.   Senate Democrats…

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Tax season 2022: IRS starts accepting tax returns Monday. What to know before filing taxes.

Tax season 2022: IRS starts accepting tax returns Monday. What to know before filing taxes.

This post was originally published on this siteGet ready to file taxes. Jan. 24 is the first day the Internal Revenue Service will begin accepting tax returns but your tax refund could take longer.     

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Backlog of 2020 returns interferes with this year’s tax filing season

Backlog of 2020 returns interferes with this year’s tax filing season

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s A Martinez speaks to National Taxpayer Advocate Erin Collins about the issues facing the Internal Revenue Service — including a potential crisis this year.

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More than 30 million families to lose child tax credit checks starting this weekend

More than 30 million families to lose child tax credit checks starting this weekend

This post was originally published on this siteMillions of families this weekend will stop receiving monthly child tax payments for the first time in months after Congress failed to pass an extension of the expanded credit.As lawmakers struggle to revive talks to renew the expansion, more than…

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IRS watchdog ‘deeply concerned’ about upcoming filing season

IRS watchdog ‘deeply concerned’ about upcoming filing season

This post was originally published on this siteNational Taxpayer Advocate Erin M. Collins, head of the IRS’ in-house watchdog, shared concerns about the upcoming filing season in releasing her office’s recent report detailing the major problems that plagued millions of taxpayers last year.“…

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Trump’s tax law hits four-year anniversary in a safer spot

Trump’s tax law hits four-year anniversary in a safer spot

This post was originally published on this siteFour years after former President Trump signed his 2017 tax-cut law, most of the measure is unlikely to be reversed in the near term, even under a Democratic president and Congress.Democratic lawmakers were united in voting against the legislation,…

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Constitutional amendment proposal would repeal federal income tax and the 16th Amendment which…

Constitutional amendment proposal would repeal federal income tax and the 16th Amendment which…

This post was originally published on this siteConstitutional amendment proposal would repeal federal income tax and the 16th Amendment which authorizes it Rep. Warren Davidson (R-OH8) Unlike the John Mellencamp lyrics from Jack and Diane, “Don’t actually hold onto 16 as long as you can.” Context The first federal income tax was...

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Democratic worries grow over politics of SALT cap

Democratic worries grow over politics of SALT cap

This post was originally published on this siteDemocratic concerns are mounting that a tax provision in President Biden’s social spending package that is prized by suburban lawmakers from New York and New Jersey could come back to haunt the party in the midterm elections.Republicans are…

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