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The United States Congress Joint Committee on Taxation is a joint committee of the U.S. Congress. It was created in 1926.[1]


The committee chair in the 112th Congress is Dave Camp (R).


2013-2014 (113th Congress)

Joint Committee on Taxation Members, 2013-2014
Democratic members (5)Republican members (5)
Max Baucus (Montana) Orrin G. Hatch (Utah)
Jay Rockefeller (West Virginia) Chuck Grassley (Iowa)
Ron Wyden (Oregon) Dave Camp (Michigan)
Sandy Levin (Michigan) Sam Johnson (Texas)
Charles Rangel (New York) Kevin Brady (Texas)

2011-2012 (112th Congress)


According to the official Congress website, the jurisdiction of the Joint Committee on Taxation includes the following:

  1. Investigate the operation and effects of internal revenue taxes and the administration of such taxes.
  2. Investigate measures and methods for the simplification of such taxes.
  3. Make reports to the House Committee on Ways and Means and the Senate Committee on Finance (or to the House and the Senate) on the results of such investigations and studies and to make recommendations.
  4. Review any proposed refund or credit of income or estate and gift taxes or certain other taxes set forth in Code section 6405 in excess of $2,000,000.
  5. Obtain and inspect tax returns and return information (as specified in sec. 6103(f)).
  6. Hold hearings, require attendance of witnesses and production of books, administer oaths, and take testimony.
  7. Procure printing and binding.
  8. Make necessary expenditures. In addition, section 8023 authorizes the Joint Committee (or the Chief of Staff), upon approval of the Chairman or Vice-Chairman, to secure tax returns, tax return information or data directly from the IRS or any other executive agency for the purpose of making investigations, reports, and studies relating to internal revenue tax matters, including investigations of the IRS's administration of the tax laws.
  9. Provide revenue estimates for all tax legislation considered by either the House or the Senate.


1625 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515

Telephone: (202) 225‑3621

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