Regulation of Paid Tax Preparers

Policy Briefs, Reports & Press Releases

Comments, Letters & Testimony

Litigation & Model Law

Private Debt Collection of Taxes

Taxes reports and press releases archive


Refund Anticipation Loans & Checks


Press Releases

  • Consumer Advisory: Avoid Tax-Time Refund Products, Jan 17, 2013
  • Press Release: Consumer Advocates Praise FDIC Settlement to End RALs from Republic Bank & Trust, Dec. 9, 2011
  • Press Release: Advocates Applaud H&R Block for Stopping RALs and Urge Republic, Jackson Hewitt, and Liberty to Also Stop RALs Sept. 14, 2011
  • Press Release: Consumer Advocates: FDIC Action Shows RALs are Unsafe and Unsound $2 Million Fine Proposed Against Republic Bank, May 9, 2011
  • Press Release: Consumer Advocates Applaud FDIC Action Against Unsafe and Unsound Refund Anticipation Loans, Feb. 2011
  • Press Release: Advocates Applaud Treasury Tax Refund Prepaid Card Pilot, Jan. 2011
  • Press Release: Major Changes for Tax Refund Loans: Fewer Loans Available, but More Pricey, Jan. 2011
  • Press Release: Consumer Advocates Applaud End of IRS-Provided Service to Refund Anticipation Lenders, August 2010
  • Press Release: Consumer Advocates Decry Use of Bailout Money to Make Predatory Loans to Working Poor Families, Jan. 2009

Testimony, Comments and Letters

Litigation & Model Law