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      Senate Committee on Finance
    IntroducedApril 15th, 2013

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Title

Simpler Tax Filing Act of 2013

Official Title

A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to study the feasibility of providing certain taxpayers with an optional pre-prepared tax return, and for other purposes.

Summary

Simpler Tax Filing Act of 2013 - Expresses the sense of Congress that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) should begin offering pre-prepared tax returns to as many taxpayers as possible by tax year 2018. Requires the Secretary of the Treasury to report to the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee on actions necessary to achieve the goal of offering pre-prepared tax returns to taxpayers by tax year 2018, with an analysis of the budgetary, administrative, and legislative barriers to achieving such goal, including the amount of appropriations that would be required.

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