Danny Werfel

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IRS seeks 102,000-employee ‘right-sized’ workforce – and more money to maintain staffing

The IRS will use Inflation Reduction Act funds to increase customer service and enforcement personnel and grow its workforce through 2029.

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IRS, telework, return-to-office

IRS gets pushback on its return-to-office plans — for going too far, and not far enough

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IRS puts 125,000 high-income individuals not filing tax returns on notice, to recoup millions owed

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IRS Werfe

Treasury, IRS set 50% return-to-office target for employees to meet ‘governmentwide’ standard

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Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., speaks during a news conference

Senators press for barcodes on tax returns so IRS can process them faster

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IRS commissioner charts year-long progress in agency’s ‘tech-enabled transformation’

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Biden Yellen Banking

IRS to launch callback option for most taxpayers seeking help next filing season

The IRS is making these upgrades to avoid the kind of backlogs in paper tax returns and correspondence it saw at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Those…

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IRS Werfel

IRS touts better customer service through hiring surge, but GAO warns of high attrition

IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel told members of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee on Tuesday that the agency has some “catching up to do,”…

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Tax Return Leaks Charges

IRS plans to invite taxpayers in 13 states to test its free e-file system next year

The IRS expects several hundred thousand taxpayers from 13 states will test a free, online tax-filing platform that’s run by the agency during next year’s filing season.

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