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FILE - In this March 22, 2013 file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. As millions of Americans file their income tax returns, their chances of getting audited by the IRS have rarely been so low. The number of people audited by the IRS last year dropped for the sixth straight year, to just over 1 million. The last time so few people were audited was 2004, when the population was significantly smaller.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

IRS ‘struck a nerve’ with facial recognition, but pieces missing in fight against fraud

But agencies, amid a surge in public demand to use government services digitally, as well as a rise in improper payments from COVID-19 stimulus programs,…

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Rebuilding your IT infrastructure for today but, more importantly, for tomorrow

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USAID digital strategy opens door to workforce proficiency in ‘cutting-edge technologies’

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The Capitol is seen as House lawmakers prepare to debate emergency coronavirus response legislation on Capitol Hill, Friday, March 27, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Pandemic ‘accelerating’ House modernization as lawmakers push for remote votes, hearings

The House, after some initial reluctance, is taking steps for members and their staff to work remotely more easily during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Highlighting feds working behind the scenes during the pandemic

Nearly every public and private element in the United States is somehow involved in pushing back the pandemic. Some career federal civil servants can be…

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)FILE - In this photo March 22, 2013 file photo, the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. The IRS provided poor customer service during this year's tax filing season as taxpayers struggled with a rise in identity theft and complications related to President Barack Obama’s health law, a government watchdog said Wednesday. A new report by the National Taxpayer Advocate says the IRS has been hampered by budget cuts. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

IRS tackles ‘new ground’ juggling stimulus payments with extended filing season

The IRS faces a three-pronged challenge: disbursing stimulus checks, extending the tax filing season to July 15 and carrying all of this out with about half of its employees working from home.

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