Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration

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For IRS employees, a five-alarm fire

If tax files of the rich were released by an IRS insider, the agency has a problem on its hands.

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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

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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 more than doubled teleworking employees in 2020, IG data shows

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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

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(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)1040 and instructions

IRS failed to investigate high income households for not filing taxes says TIGTA

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U.S. Marines walk down a removable Trident Pier leading to an American ship docked near an Emirati military base home to a Military Operations and Urban Terrain facility in al-Hamra, United Arab Emirates, Monday, March 23, 2020. U.S. Marines and Emirati forces held the biennial exercise, called Native Fury, that saw forces seize a sprawling model Mideast city. The drill on Monday was conducted amid tensions with Iran and despite the global new coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

Military cases of coronavirus now higher than the civilian rate

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department saw cases in the services more than double since Monday.

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Office of Personnel ManagementMargaret Weichert, acting director at the Office of Personnel Management and deputy director for Management at the Office of Management and Budget., holds a challenge coin.

Thousands of federal employees to be asked about benefits this coming fall

In today’s Federal Newscast, 50,000 federal employees will get a chance to sound off about their benefits this fall in the Office of Personnel Management’s…

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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 to juggle IT modernization, taxpayer service overhaul with expected funding boost

Congress appears ready to sign off on giving the IRS its biggest budget in nearly a decade, giving the agency enough resources to begin to roll out the latest in a series of modernization efforts.

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