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Irs Budget Cuts

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Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.12.2016 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

It was as true as turnips is... It was as true... as taxes is. And nothing is truer than them." -- Charles Dickens, David Copperfield This week's co...

IRS Budget Cuts Only Promote Cynicism, Encourage Cheats

Jerry Jasinowski | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Jerry Jasinowski

If you live in Dallas and you owe the Internal Revenue Service $900,000 or so, don't worry about it. The IRS is so short-handed down there it doesn't bother with tax scofflaws who owe less than $1 million. It's more or less the same all over the country.

Jason Linkins

IRS Budget Cuts Plus Tribal Politics Will Make Tax Season A Customer Service Hellscape | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.15.2015 | Politics

As the Washington Post's Lori Montgomery reports, the Internal Revenue Service typically "handles nearly 160 million tax returns each year and more th...

Why Congress Should Increase the IRS Budget

Christopher Bergin | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics
Christopher Bergin

By slashing the IRS budget, Congress has achieved something truly noteworthy -- undermining its own ability to raise revenue and cut the federal deficit. Isn't that a bit like cutting off your nose to spite your face?

'Penny-Wise And Pound-Foolish'

AOL Government | Judi Hasson | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics

The Internal Revenue Service would face a "devastating" loss of $4 billion in revenue collected each year if proposed cuts of up to $600 million are m...

Simon McCormack

Policing Tax Evasion Could Save Billions, But Republicans Won't Fund Enforcement | Simon McCormack | Posted 06.28.2011 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) admitted on Monday that the federal government is in serious need of extra revenue. But since taking control of th...