The past few months have been particularly challenging for the IRS, with budget ups and downs, a long government shutdown and a complex new tax code.
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.
In today’s Federal Newscast, there are many Democrats in Congress worried about VA’s new regulations expanding veterans’ access to private care.
The IRS processed “several million” tax returns on Monday in the opening hours of the tax filing season, but the effects of a 35-day partial government shutdown that ended Friday still leaves open questions about the agency’s readiness.
National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson has questioned the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) method for reporting customer service satisfaction, calling it misleading.
As the Internal Revenue Service rolls out its five-year roadmap to delivering faster, more efficient service, and prepares for upgrades under the next tax reform law, a bipartisan duo aims to restore the agency’s long-neglected oversight board.
The Internal Revenue Service has long had an on-again off-again relationship with private tax debt collectors. At the moment, it’s using them.
The Internal Revenue Service faces an uphill battle in preparing for the next filing season, according to National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson.
The National Taxpayer Advocate said low-income Americans are still being targeted by IRS debt collectors in 4,100 cases, despite the group’s year-old recommendation to stop the practice.
With the 2017 tax filing deadline coming up Tuesday, the House plans to take action on as many as a dozen bills that would impact the way the IRS does business.