Site Privacy Policy


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Site Privacy Policy

We respect the privacy of our on-line visitors and collect only a very limited amount of user information. This information is used only to improve the content and design of the Web site. Collected information includes the IP addresses of visitors, time of access, browser type used, and pages visited. We collect this information on an aggregate basis only (for example, which pages are most popular among visitors as a whole). This information is used to help improve the Web page, is for internal review only and not shared with any outside parties. Visitors who provide their e-mail address or offer any other personal information via the Web page will not have their information shared with any other party without their consent. Information collected in this manner is for informational or constituent service-related purposes only.

For site security purposes this computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic. Anyone using this system consents to the monitoring of their use by system or security personnel. Unauthorized use, tampering with or modification of this system – or its supporting hardware or software – may violate federal or other statutes and may subject the violator to criminal and civil penalties. In the event of unauthorized intrusion, all relevant information regarding possible violation of law may be provided to law enforcement officials.

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The Joint Committee on Taxation has created and maintains this web site at taxpayer expense. Unless otherwise noted, all the information provided is in the public domain. Information from this web site should be cited in the same way as it would be from a paper publication.