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.
Russ Martin, associate Treasury inspector general for tax administration, shares some results from a review of how the IRS did in distributing stimulus checks.
Agencies have about a month to deliver a website modernization strategy to Congress, one of several major due dates for the 21st Century IDEA Act.
In today's Federal Newscast, new legislation from Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) would give agencies the authority to fire employees and contractors convicted or credibly found to have committed sexual assault while in government.
Faced with a growing workload at the end of each fiscal year and a shrinking procurement workforce, the IRS is looking at RPA tools to help with the heavy lifting.
In today's Federal Newscast, House Homeland Security Committee chairman Bennie Thompson wants the IG to find out if CBP leadership knew about a secret Facebook group.
President Donald Trump says he has asked about delaying the 2020 census over a citizenship question, but experts say any delay could gum up the U.S. Census Bureau's finely calibrated timetable
Thanks to years of enforced belt-tightening at the Internal Revenue Service, life is getting less stressful for folks who are seriously tired of helping foot the bill.
In today's Federal Newscast, amid shrinking budgets and workforce cuts, the IRS has also seen a reduction in tax enforcement.
Now that the agency defends itself against more than a billion cyber attacks a year, Commissioner Chuck Rettig urged members of the Senate Finance Committee Wednesday for multi-year funds to modernize its hardware as well as its workforce, which hasn't recovered from seven years of a hiring freeze.
IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig has urged members of a House Appropriations subcommittee to give the agency the authority to hire short-term cyber and IT talent more quickly and pay them at a rate beyond the pay scale for career employees.
In today's Federal Newscast, staffing cuts at the IRS have limited its ability to conduct audits, according to the Government Accountability Office.
The five-week partial government shutdown couldn’t have come at a worse time for the IRS, National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson had told Congress, but following a House Ways and Means oversight subcommittee hearing Thursday, she said she remains uncertain as to whether the shutdown’s impact would warrant pushing back this year’s filing season deadline.
The IRS is still reeling from the effects of the 35-day shutdown that ended last month, according to the agency’s taxpayer watchdog office.