Tax Complexity

Section: Members Highlights / Tax Facts / WTA Blog
22 May 2017 | National Taxpayers Union (NTU) / United States
United States


The US-based National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF) completed a tax complexity project concluding “…the total economic value of compliance burden of the Tax Code can be valued at $262.632 billion.” NTUF Director of Research Demian Bradly noted that few appreciate the burden that goes above and beyond one’s tax obligation: the incredible amount of time that is required each year to comply with the US’ extremely complicated tax system.  To find out more, check NTU’s Tax Complexity 2017: As The Burden Grows, Taxpayers’ Patience Shrinks