On June 21 IRS Commissioner John Koskinen spoke at the IRS Tax Policy Center Joint Research Conference in Washington. He explained that as IRS Commissioner, he is regularly asked his opinion about tax reform.
Koskinen stated, "I have had people asking me whether the IRS might resist significant tax simplification, and actually the opposite is true. No one would be more delighted with a more simplified tax code than IRS employees. There are many significant benefits on the administrative side if the code itself were simplified as much as possible . . . making life easier for taxpayers, and it is a message we are continuing to take to...More