IRS Rehired Employees That Falsified Documents, Had Unauthorized Access to Taxpayer Information

Even when there was a note to not rehire an employee on the personnel file, IRS rehired them anyway

The Internal Revenue Service rehired employees who were previously involved in agency misconduct such as falsifying documents or having unauthorized access to sensitive taxpayer information, according to an audit from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.

IRS Charged Taxpayers With $88,576 in Unwarranted Penalties

Agency also did not assess penalties for 85 accounts that warranted inspection

The Internal Revenue Service charged taxpayers with $88,576 more in penalties than it should have, according to an audit from the Treasury inspector general for tax administration.

As Trump Budget Plans Cuts to IRS, Agency Asks for More Money

Only 40 percent of taxpayers were able to reach the IRS last tax filing season

President Donald Trump's budget plans to reduce funding for the Internal Revenue Service by $239 million, but the agency is requesting more money for customer service, the Washington Times reported.