The conservatives have always argued that lowering tax rates, small government, and less regulation will lead to a higher GDP and more productivity, and higher wages. In the 1950s, corporate taxes accounted for 30% of government revenue. By 2012 it had fallen to 10%, and by 2019 it was 6.6%. Both individual and corporate taxes have gone down since 1950. Where is our growth, and where are the higher wages?
The IRS computer system is old and needs replacing. The IRS Commissioner asked Congress for $2.7 billion over 6 years to modernize its I.T. department but congress has only given them about $.3 billion a year on average, for that department.