|Coalition of Lawmakers Join in Fight for IRS Funding|
Coalition of Lawmakers Join in Fight for IRS Funding
NTEU is welcoming support from a coalition within Congress advocating for immediate and long-term investments to rebuild the IRS.
In letters to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, members of the House and Senate outline some of the damage done to the IRS by a decade of budget cuts and pledge their support to reverse course.
Led by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) and Rep. Judy Chu (Calif.), the letters sound the alarm about how an underfunded and understaffed IRS negatively affects taxpayer services and enforcement efforts.
“The IRS is being forced to do more with less every single year, processing more returns, sending out more refunds, answering more phone calls, and updating antiquated IT systems,” the senators and representatives wrote. Read more