Despite the IRS’s repeated calls IT modernization over the past 25 years, several new elements stand out in this latest proposal.
In today’s Federal Newscast, TIGTA found the IRS doesn’t always follow its own procedures for reviewing and adjudicating cases of missed filings or under-reported income.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) introduces new legislation requiring federal regulators to encourage financial institutions to work with consumers and other business impacted by a shutdown.
Now that the agency defends itself against more than a billion cyber attacks a year, Commissioner Chuck Rettig urged members of the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday for multi-year funds to modernize its hardware as well as its workforce, which hasn’t recovered from seven years of a hiring freeze.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a new federal interagency strategy from the Agriculture Department, the Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency, looks to reduce how much food is wasted.
IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig has urged members of a House Appropriations subcommittee to give the agency the authority to hire short-term cyber and IT talent more quickly and pay them at a rate beyond the pay scale for career employees.
Senate Finance Committee ranking member Ron Wyden (D-Ore) said the IRS, faced with more questions and a “more complicated” filing season this year, expects to receive an unprecedented 14.6 million requests for filing extensions before the filing season deadline.
The IRS processed “several million” tax returns on Monday in the opening hours of the tax filing season, but the effects of a 35-day partial government shutdown that ended Friday still leaves open questions about the agency’s readiness.