FILE - This April 13, 2014, file photo shows the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters building in Washington. On Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming The IRS will issue a fourth round of stimulus checks to Americans in February 2022. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

IRS offering Saturday walk-in help this tax season

The IRS will begin offering limited Saturday walk-in help for taxpayers this tax season

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FILE - This Jan. 28, 2021, file photo shows a stimulus check issued by the IRS to help combat the adverse economic effects of the COVID-19 outbreak is seen in San Antonio. President Joe Biden has proposed more than $3 trillion worth of revenue increases, primarily through higher taxes for corporations and the country's richest households as well as greater IRS enforcement that would target the wealthy. But key lawmakers voiced doubts this week about the size and possible impacts on the economy as congressional committees weighed the measures and a wide array of business groups sifted through the details to highlight what they oppose. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

One economist says the IRS really does need more enforcement horsepower

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IRS advisory council returns focus to adequate funding for tax agency

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Treasury, DOJ, DHS joining forces to fight phone scams

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IRS looking to strengthen IT, customer service in fiscal 2017

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen pledged improved customer service, tougher enforcement and stronger cybersecurity for the agency as it looks for $11.8 billion…

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FILE - In this April 13, 2014 file photo, the Internal Revenue Service Headquarters (IRS) building is seen in Washington. The IRS says thieves used an agency website to steal tax information from as many as 220,000 additional taxpayers. The agency first disclosed the breach in May. Monday’s revelation more than doubles the total number of potential victims, to 334,000.  (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)

IG for tax administration: don’t be a victim

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration issued a warning against becoming one of thousands of victims fooled by a phone scam that’s robbed…

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IRS budget cuts make tax season ‘worst in memory’

It really was that bad. The National Taxpayer Advocate has confirmed in a new report what the IRS long warned about: Taxpayers can forget about getting help from the agency amid budget cuts and staff shortages.

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