05/06/2009 03:30:55 PM EST
Pressure to Get Every American Dollar: Compliance Emphasis Intensifies
Attention to tax compliance and enforcement is increasing dramatically as the Obama administration demonstrates serious commitment to leveling the playing field, aspiring to approach a fair share standard for all taxpayers. Increased funding for Internal Revenue Service enforcement efforts is a key hallmark in the campaign. But even beyond this, plans being implemented to examine and influence taxpayer behavior have many other dimensions.