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What does the new IRS commissioner need to do to succeed?

Managers at the IRS have definite hopes and expectations for the coming year, now that they have a confirmed commissioner and the expectation of extra…

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Biden to nominate Danny Werfel as IRS commissioner, overseeing $80B to rebuild agency

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Employee engagement tumbles in Best Places to Work. What does that mean for federal recruitment?

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Best Places to Work results are down overall, but some agencies still shine through

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Biden’s OMB controller pick faces opportunity to reinvigorate long-vacant role

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Agencies facing reorganization, relocation suffer major drops on Best Places to Work rankings

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Can IRS pay tax refunds during shutdown? It depends who you ask

The IRS’s decision to begin this year’s tax filing season on time, and to start issuing tax refunds despite a partial government shutdown, appears legally…

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FY18 budget cuts could slice into civilian agency programs, personnel

The Trump administration’s plan to reduce non-defense discretionary spending by 10 percent means civilian agencies will need to look at programs and personnel,…

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Eliminating the EPA: Can it be done, and would we regret it?

Legislation proposed by a House Republican would eliminate the Environmental Protection Agency by the end of 2018. Some say it’s political grandstanding, while others suggest maybe it’s time for an update to EPA. But what would it take to dismantle a large federal agency?

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