He Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has confirmed the official start date for tax season.
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January 23, 2023 is the date the IRS expects to have enough staff to fully assist taxpayers.
denver ABC 7 news noted that recently, “It has often been a struggle for Americans to communicate with the IRS amid staff shortages. The IRS said it has hired 5,000 new employees to answer questions over the phone and in person.”
“This tax filing season is the first to benefit the IRS and our nation’s tax system with multi-year funding in the Reducing Inflation Act,” Acting IRS Commissioner Doug O’Donnell shared.
“With these additional new resources, taxpayers and tax professionals will see improvements in many areas of the agency this year,” O’Donell continued, “We have trained thousands of new employees to answer phones and help people. While much work remains after “During several difficult years, we hope that people will experience improvements this tax season. That’s just the beginning as we work to add new long-term transformation efforts that will make things even easier for years to come.”
Americans making less than $73,000 a year can use the IRS free online electronic filing system today without waiting for January 23 to arrive.
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Last summer, the IRS released the details of a five-year plan designed to improve the taxpayer experience.
in a official releaseThe IRS shared details about its goal to help taxpayers for years to come:
He IRS FY2022-2026 Strategic Plan it will serve as a roadmap to help guide the agency’s programs and operations. The plan will also help meet the changing needs of taxpayers and members of the tax community.
“Through the Strategic Plan, we want to share our priorities and how they shape the important work that goes on at the IRS, year after year, to help taxpayers,” he said. [then] IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig. “We serve and interact with more Americans than almost any other public or private organization. The IRS has undergone tremendous changes in the last five years, and we continue to evolve to better serve the nation’s taxpayers.”
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