Getty Images/iStockphoto/marcnormanInternal Revenue Service sign with a traffic signal in the foreground indicating a red light.

What led to IRS backlog: ‘Thin workforce,’ new pandemic relief programs

The IRS faces a considerable backlog of 24 million tax returns from businesses and individuals, on top of new responsibilities Congress dropped on the…

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

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IRS commissioner: Aging workforce ‘lost an entire generation’ to hiring freeze

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Too early to call it a ‘tsunami,’ but could 2018 retirements signal the start of something else?

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/marcnormanInternal Revenue Service sign with a traffic signal in the foreground indicating a red light.

IRS advisory council returns focus to adequate funding for tax agency

The council also wants the IRS to consider how it can help the agency in the future.

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John Koskinen

IRS’ Koskinen offers words of wisdom, wishlist, and warning as he leaves tax agency

Outgoing commissioner credits his legacy to career employees.

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In this photo taken Aug. 19, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service Building in Washington. Tax Day is an opportunity for Democratic lawmakers and activists to hit the streets Saturday, April 15, 2017,  at protests around the country and demand President Donald Trump release his tax returns (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

IRS looks to reverse ‘bad decision-making’ with updated management practices

The agency says it is on track to implement new hiring policies, and doubled down on its tax ID fraud defenses.

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