The IRS is putting authority from Congress to fast-track new hires to good use.
The IRS, in its request for information, is specifically looking for technology that “will perform a complete digital intake for all incoming mail,” including envelopes and their contents.
Ukraine and keeping aid flowing to that country, it's one of the few areas of bipartisan agreement on Capitol Hill.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Environmental Protection Agency is revising its onboarding process to reflect the pandemic's effects on the workplace.
As people return to the office, the IRS may be a good bellwether.
The National Treasury Employees Union confirmed Thursday that the IRS plans to bring bargaining unit employees back to the office in two phases, one on May 8, the other on June 25.
The IRS expects new hiring authority will allow it to bring new employees onboard within 40 to 45 days, rather than several months, to deal with a major backlog of tax returns and correspondence.
The $1.5 trillion omnibus spending bill for fiscal 2022 directs agencies to brief lawmakers on a variety of federal workforce issues in the coming months.
The IRS, after weeks of pushback from Congress and the public, is now allowing taxpayers to sign up for an online account without the use of any biometric data, including facial recognition.
The IRS, looking to avoid unnecessary processing delays at the start of this year's filing season, is sending letters to taxpayers who received an Economic Impact Payment or child tax credit payment in 2021.
The agency will start accepting and processing 2021 tax returns on Jan. 24, more than two weeks earlier than when it started last year’s filing season.
In today's Federal Newscast, the IRS warns its IT systems are severely underfunded, and must take extraordinary measures to keep it running.
The IRS plans to surge its hiring to fill its depleted ranks. The agency told Congress last year it has 33,000 fewer employees than it did a decade ago.
The agency is hosting a series of training strategy industry days in August, outlining to vendors its requirements under the 2019 Taxpayer First Act.