IRS

5 Things Holding Innovation Back at the IRS

Believe it or not, the IRS has some budget and the will to modernize in the interest of public service.

What the Census Bureau Can Learn From the IRS About Detecting Cyberattacks

Inspectors general from Commerce and Treasury present a tale of two testing regimes.

The IRS Will Need These 4 Things to Succeed After the Midterms

Commissioner-designate Danny Werfel has an opportunity to transform the tax agency, if given the right tools.

Former Tax Chiefs Urge the Senate to Quickly Confirm Biden's IRS Nominee

The new commissioner should be a part of setting priorities and making plans, say former tax agency heads.

Biden Taps Federal Management Guru to Lead IRS

Nominee previously led the tax agency and has ideas on implementing its unprecedented cash infusion.

Churches Are Breaking the Law by Endorsing in Elections, Experts Say. The IRS Looks the Other Way.

For nearly 70 years, federal law has barred churches from directly involving themselves in political campaigns, but the IRS has largely abdicated its enforcement responsibilities as churches have become more brazen about publicly backing candidates.

IRS Alerts Low-Income Americans to Claim Expiring Tax Credits

The push comes as Code for America updated its tax tool to simplify the process for claiming the earned income tax credit.

Treasury Chief: IRS Modernization is Coming Soon

Janet Yellen laid out workforce and modernization priorities for the IRS during remarks on Thursday as the IRS looks to spend the $80 billion infusion from Congress over the next decade.

IRS Has the Funding to Hire Tens of Thousands. Can It Actually Do So?

IRS hiring has been thrust into the spotlight, but augmenting the agency's workforce is still far from guaranteed.

NTEU: Federal Employees Need Security, Not Scorn

Union leader asks agency heads to conduct a thorough review of all security protocols and protections at their work sites.

GovExec Daily: The Inflation Reduction Act's IRS Priorities

Former White House official Diana Furchtgott-Roth joins the podcast to discuss how the law will affect taxpayers and small businesses.

Republican Senator Implores Americans Not to Apply for New IRS Jobs

New positions aimed at enforcing tax laws are immoral and will not last long anyway, lawmaker suggests.

The Inflation Reduction Act Will Require the IRS to Study Free Tax Filing Options

TurboTax maker Intuit has long blocked efforts to create free online tax filing for all, but this sweeping domestic policy bill provides $15 million to investigate how the IRS could implement such a program.