Justin Elliot

May 25, 2021

Free Tax Prep That's Not Free

A Discussion with ProPublica's Justin Elliott

New Books Network 2021

In this episode, we are talking to ProPublica investigative journalist Justin Elliott.

Justin has been with ProPublica since 2012 and writes about business and economics, as well as money and influence in politics. He has produced stories for the New York Times and NPR. His work on TurboTax maker Intuit – a story we are discussing today -- won a Gerald Loeb Award for business journalism.

The story of how 70% of Americans are eligible to file their taxes for free, but no one can pull it off has many chapters. Read about it here, here, and here

ProPublica is an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism with “moral force.”

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