LATEST SENATOR BROWN
U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Dean Heller (R-NV) – members of the Senate Finance Committee – today introduced legislation that would support free tax preparation sites that help individuals and families file their income tax returns. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Permanence Act of 2017 would make permanent an Internal Revenue Service (IRS)-administered matching grant program for volunteer tax preparation sites nationwide. The bill marks the first bipartisan legislation to authorize VITA permanently and follows clearance of a similar bipartisan measure in the Senate Finance Committee last year.
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