Matt Weir: IRS enforcement team faces major challenges
October 10, 2017 8:48 am
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Internal Revenue Service criminal investigators had their highest annual budget back in 2012. Since then, budgets have fluctuated or fallen. Now it’s operating with 400 fewer agents than it had then. You don’t have to guess what that means. Fewer investigations and fewer recovered dollars for the Treasury. Matt Weir, assistant inspector general for compliance and enforcement operations at the Treasury Inspector General For Tax Administration, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin with all the details.