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MARCH 25, 2015

To Cut IRS, First Start Tax Reform


Ted Cruz famously called for abolishing the Internal Revenue Service in his announcement to run for president. Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses on WINA's Schilling Show whether eliminating the agency is possible, explaining that any kind of attempts to downsize the IRS must first start with downsizing the tax code. 

MARCH 25, 2015

Congress Must Prioritize Tax Reform (Audio: Interview)


Republicans are downsizing the IRS budget, but more even more could be done if it were not for the ridiculously complicated U.S. tax code. Tax reform and simplification needs to be one of Congress's top priorities, says Dr. Merrill Matthews on WAVA's Don Kroah Show. 

MARCH 25, 2015

Could IRS Be Downsized to Zero? (Audio: Interview)


Merrill Matthews talks with KMED’s Bill Meyer about Ted Cruz’s candidacy for president, taking a close look at whether his pledge to abolish the IRS is realistic, even under a streamlined flat tax or national sales tax structure.

 

MARCH 24, 2015

Among White House Hopefuls, Is Tax Reform Just All Talk?


Even if a White House hopeful who campaigns on tax reform wins in 2016, what are the chances of real reform happening? Merrill Matthews discusses this with WGTK’s Joe Elliott.  

MARCH 24, 2015

Is It Possible to Downsize the IRS? (Audio: Interview)


Ted Cruz has thrown his hat into the 2016 presidential race, and he wants to abolish the IRS. But is that possible? Dr. Merrill Matthews says downsizing the agency is at least possible through fundamental tax reform.   

MARCH 17, 2015

Reining In Tax Fraud (Audio: Interview)


In this interview with WAVA’s Don Kroah, Tom Giovanetti discusses how massive a problem tax fraud is, who is really responsible, and how to reduce fraud—including through meaningful tax reform.  

FEBRUARY 12, 2015

Amnestied To Receive Tax Credits On Taxes Never Paid? (Audio: Interview)


Merrill Matthews discusses with KMED's Bill Meyer Show how the IRS has confirmed that the newly amnestied will be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)—which is definitely “income-based aid.” The EITC is a sliding-scale, income-based, refundable tax credit wherein the federal government subsidizes low-income workers with taxpayer dollars. And once they have their Social Security cards they can file for EITC benefits for up to three years retroactively.

FEBRUARY 12, 2015

Newly Amnestied To Receive EITC (Audio: Interview)


In this interview with WGTK host Joe Elliott, Merrill Matthews discusses how IRS Commissioner John Koskinen has confirmed that the newly amnestied will be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)—which is definitely “income-based aid.” 

FEBRUARY 11, 2015

Amnesty Recipients Eligible For Tax Credits On Taxes They've Never Paid (Audio: Interview)


Merrill Matthews joins Radio America's nationally syndicated Roger Hedgecock Show to discuss how illegal aliens that have received amnesty will be eligible to receive up to three years' worth of tax credits on taxes they've never paid. 

JANUARY 21, 2015

The State of the Union Is Not Strong and Americans Know It (Audio: Interview)


Tom Giovanetti joins 106.3 The Word host Tara Servatius to recap last night’s “waste of time” State of the Union address, pointing out the logical conflicts of Obama’s proposals and how none of the them have the faintest chance of becoming law. 

 

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