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Cost for help has jumped

...complexity of the system, but also the number of filers who have to deal with the many additions to the long form," said Pete Sepp, spokesman for the National Taxpayers Union, an Alexandria, Va., advocacy group. Getting through all those instructions...

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Business
Despite technology, many taxpayers still prefer paper

...getting audited can be so paralyzing that many individuals don't want to make any kind of change whatsoever," said Pete Sepp, a spokesman for the National Taxpayers Union. E-filing, however, is often a safer way to go about filing because...

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Business
Some question benefit of tax holiday

...holiday is pretty low on the list of ways to provide decent, comprehensive relief to large numbers of taxpayers, said Pete Sepp, a spokesman for the National Taxpayers Union. "It's better than doing nothing, but not a whole lot better, because...

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Metro
Declining revenues tax state leaders

...predecessors were during the last recession a decade ago. Anti-tax groups are a more potent force in politics today, said Pete Sepp, a spokesman for the National Taxpayers Union. He said his group and others use the latest computer technology to put...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/30/met_379882.shtml
Metro
Inflation and legislative inaction drive up tax bills in some states

...keep up with the cost of living will be progressively taxed at higher rates, as if they were getting richer," said Pete Sepp of the National Taxpayers Union. "It's almost as if being thrown a concrete life preserver when you're trying to...

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Business
Poll: Two-thirds say federal taxes too complicated

...decade ago, the number who paid for tax help was a large portion of the population, but was still in the minority, said Pete Sepp, a spokesman for the National Taxpayers Union. The tax system is likely to just keep getting more complex, said J...

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Business
Georgia lawmakers visit countries on tax money

...ventures paid for by taxpayers. "The justification to travel half way around the globe is sometimes slender," said Pete Sepp, a spokesman for the National Taxpayers Union. He said there should be "tighter control over the frequency and number...

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Metro
IRS audits of businesses decline

...it completed only by sharply cutting the time the agents spent doing this challenging work," the report concluded. Peter Sepp, spokesman for the National Taxpayers Union, said the increasing complexity of the tax code has discouraged auditing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/02/bus_433138.shtml
Business
States hope tax scofflaws will pay to avoid being outed on the Web

...the list if they've settled up. "There's always the question of what happens if the government is wrong," said Pete Sepp, spokesman for the Washington-based tax watchdog group National Taxpayers Union. "This kind of information can ruin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/28/fin_413777.shtml
Finance
Sassy taxpayers

...people from enclosing messages - it creates confusion and slows the processing of returns, said spokesman Todd Ransom. Pete Sepp of the National Taxpayers Union warned that sassy taxpayers invite the risk of a frivolous return penalty or even civil...

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