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(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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Pentagon asking more employees to work from home over coronavirus concerns

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Pandemic workload brought IRS to the limit of doing more with less

The agency for much of this year has balanced conducting an extended tax filing season with sending more than 160 million payments worth $270 billion in…

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019, file photo, doors at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building are locked and covered with blinds as a sign posted advises that the office will be closed during the partial government shutdown in Seattle. Videos and reports claiming that you'll have to pay back the relief checks the federal government is sending to millions of Americans are false, federal agencies confirmed to The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

IRS managers, NTEU waiting on answers as agency looks at reopening more services

Organizations that represent IRS managers and employees say they haven’t been given much detail on the agency resuming more of its operations.

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(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019, file photo, doors at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the Henry M. Jackson Federal Building are locked and covered with blinds as a sign posted advises that the office will be closed during the partial government shutdown in Seattle. Videos and reports claiming that you'll have to pay back the relief checks the federal government is sending to millions of Americans are false, federal agencies confirmed to The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

COVID-19 hits your tax refund

Each year, tax professionals urge people who are due refunds to file early and electronically. Now there’s a new reason to do just that.

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