Internal Revenue Service

Pay taxes like the millionaire you (probably) are!

If you work for the government or are retired from it, you almost certainly have an estate. And it is probably more extensive than you think.

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AP/Manuel Balce CenetaFILE - This Feb. 3, 2012, file photo shows FBI headquarters in Washington. Many U.S. diplomatic, military and government figures were not told about Russia-linked attempts to hack into their emails, even though the FBI knew they were in the Kremlin’s crosshairs, The Associated Press has learned. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

After Trump axed plan, senators now ask President Biden about new FBI headquarters

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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)FILE - This March 22, 2013 file photo, shows the exterior of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. The Internal Revenue Service is recalling about 46,000 of its employees furloughed by the government shutdown, nearly 60 percent of its workforce, to handle tax returns and pay out refunds. The employees won't be paid. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

How IRS line employees and managers are dealing with a second filing season under pandemic

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Senior Airman Savannah L. Waters

How the Taxpayer First Act could reinvent the taxpayer experience — and the IRS

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)The General Services Administration (GSA) building is seen, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020, in Washington. General Service Administrator Emily Murphy, the head of the obscure federal government agency that is holding up Joe Biden's presidential transition, appeared to know she might be facing a messy situation after the votes came in. Prior to Nov. 3, Emily Murphy, the head of the General Services Administration, held a Zoom call with Dave Barram, 77, a man who was in her shoes 20 years earlier during the contested 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore. Barram said he advised her to

Hear about the Platonist bureaucrat? He was obsessed with forms

Here are a few encouraging takeaways for the federal workforce after the end of a strenuous year.

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IRS commissioner says IT modernization underfunded, will take longer than envisioned

IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig said he’s “cautiously optimistic” that next year’s filing season will open on time either in late January or early…

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Fire-proof civil servants: Good idea, right?

Federal unions, many good government groups and much of the media have attacked President Trump’s proposal to make it easy to fire hundreds –if not thousands–of career feds now protected by civil service rules.

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