The Tax Gap
Last updated November 2008
Find resources on this page pertaining to the tax gap — the difference between the amount of tax that taxpayers should pay and the amount that is paid voluntarily and on time. The tax gap can also be thought of as the sum of non-compliance with the tax law.
En Español: Serie de informes sobre la Brecha Tributaria.
News, Facts and Figures
- IRS Report on Improving Voluntary Compliance, Aug. 2, 2007
- Statement of IRS Commissioner Mark W. Everson on the FY 2008 Budget
- Department of the Treasury: A Comprehensive Strategy for Reducing the Tax Gap, Sept. 26, 2006
- IRS Updates Tax Gap Estimates, IR-2006-28, Feb. 14, 2006
Fact Sheet Series on the Tax Gap
Page Last Reviewed or Updated: November 19, 2008