Taxes

NCLC works to advance consumer protections on tax-related issues that harm low-income households, including tax-time financial products, such as tax refund anticipation loans and checks (high-cost loans secured by the taxpayer's expected refund); problems with tax preparation services; and private collection of IRS debts.

Regulation of Paid Tax Preparers

Private Debt Collection of Taxes

Refund Anticipation Loans & Checks

Other Tax-Consumer Issues

Regulation of Paid Tax Preparers

Policy Analysis

Policy Briefs, Reports & Press Releases

Comments, Letters & Testimony

Litigation & Model Law

Private Debt Collection of Taxes

Refund Anticipation Loans & Checks

Policy Analysis

Policy Briefs, Reports & Press Releases

The National Consumer Law Center and Consumer Federation of America annual reports on tax-time products:

Archived Reports & Press Releases

Litigation & Model Law

Other Tax-Consumer Issues

  • Letter urging IRS to make Identity Theft PINs available to all taxpayers, Sept. 2017