Materials referenced in the podcast
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Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. Complexity and insufficient oversight of the Free File program result in low taxpayer participation. 3 February 2020.
Elliot, J. and L. Waldron. Here's how TurboTax just tricked you into paying to file your taxes. ProPublica. 22 April 2019.
H&R Block, TurboTax accused of obstructing access to free filing. NPR. 7 May 2019.
Report on investigation of free tax preparation and filing services. New York State Department of Financial Services. July 2020.
J. Woodruff. Dreading doing your taxes? Other countries show us there's another way. PBS NewsHour. 13 April 2017.
Elliott, J. and P. Kiel. Inside TubroTax's 20-year fight to stop Americans from filing their taxes for free. ProPublica. 17 October 2019.
Matthews, D. Tax preparation: Congress is set to pass a bill making taxes harder. Vox. 9 April 2019.
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