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IRS Says All Systems Running Normally After Tax Day Failure

By on April 18, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
IRS Says All Systems Running Normally After Tax Day Failure

The IRS said its processing systems are fully operational again after an outage yesterday prevented many taxpayers from filing their returns.

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Discussion Draft of IRS Reform Bill Puts ‘Service First’

By on March 26, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Discussion Draft of IRS Reform Bill Puts ‘Service First’

A House Subcommittee has introduced a discussion draft of an IRS reform bill to make the agency more oriented towards serving taxpayers.

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IRS Launches New Withholding Calculator

By on March 5, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
IRS Launches New Withholding Calculator

The IRS recently updated its Withholding Calculator to help taxpayers determine their proper amount of withholdings under the new tax law.

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IRS Still Giving Bonuses to Employees with Tax Compliance and Conduct Problems

By on February 16, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
IRS Still Giving Bonuses to Employees with Tax Compliance and Conduct Problems

A new IG report finds that despite some improvements, the IRS is still paying bonuses to employees with tax compliance and workplace conduct issues.

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IRS: TSP Annual Contribution Limit Not Affected by New Tax Law

By on February 7, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
IRS: TSP Annual Contribution Limit Not Affected by New Tax Law

The IRS said in a recent announcement that the new tax cut law will not change the 2018 annual contribution limit for the TSP.

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Mnuchin: 90% of Wage Earners Will See Higher Paychecks Under New Withholding Tables

By on January 12, 2018 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Mnuchin: 90% of Wage Earners Will See Higher Paychecks Under New Withholding Tables

The IRS has released new tax withholding tables, and many employees should start seeing higher paychecks by February according to the Treasury Department.

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Lawmakers Worried Treasury Department Will Use New Tax Tables for Political Gain

By on January 9, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Worried Treasury Department Will Use New Tax Tables for Political Gain

Two lawmakers are worried that the Treasury Department will “unduly influence” tax withholding tables to skew the apparent benefits of the new tax law.

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What Do Americans Think of Federal Agencies?

By on January 2, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
What Do Americans Think of Federal Agencies?

A new Gallup poll finds that Americans are showing greater overall satisfaction with some larger federal agencies.

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Telework Abuse Highlighted in Lankford’s 2017 Waste Report

By on November 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Telework Abuse Highlighted in Lankford’s 2017 Waste Report

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) has released his third annual report on what he deems to be wasteful spending within the federal government.

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Former IRS Employee Sentenced for Racking Up Over $824,000 in Fraudulent Medical Payments

By on November 23, 2017 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Former IRS Employee Sentenced for Racking Up Over $824,000 in Fraudulent Medical Payments

A former IRS employee was sentenced for misusing his government health benefits in an effort to obtain opiate drugs.

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