Serves as an independent voice for American taxpayers. TCS is dedicated to cutting wasteful government spending and subsidies in order to achieve a responsible and efficient government that lives within its means. The vision is for a federal government that costs less and lives within its means. Taxpayers for Common Sense seeks to transcend ideological and partisan differences to build support for common sense reforms. TCS works extensively with elected officials from both political parties. TCS positions are often cited during floor debates and TCS testifies frequently before congressional committees. TCS Action holds Members of Congress accountable by tracking their votes through the acclaimed non-partisan Common Sense Taxpayer Scorecard.