John Koskinen

(AP Photo/J. David Ake)FILE - In this April 13, 2014 file photo, the Internal Revenue Service Headquarters (IRS) building is seen in Washington. More than 50 of the largest U.S. companies paid nothing in federal income taxes last year, even though they reported big pretax profits as a group. That's according to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a group that believes the tax system needs to raise more revenue. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

More resources for IRS won’t fix decade of problems ‘overnight’ — but it’s a start

By investing $80 billion in the IRS over the next decade, the White House expects the agency can collect an additional $700 billion over the same period…

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

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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

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IRS critical pay authority renewal clears hurdles in the House

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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)

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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John Koskinen: Former IRS chief reflects on government service

Two presidential administrations have called on John Koskinen to do tough jobs. He’s now retired for good.

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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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