THE SHUTDOWN'S TOLL ON IRS WORK DURING TAX SEASON - April 5, 2019
Watchdog Details Shutdown’s Damage to IRS Work During Tax Season
By Charles S. Clark, Government Executive
An inspector general’s routine update on how the Internal Revenue Service is faring during tax filing season provides grim numbers on the waste and delayed service to taxpayers inflicted by this winter’s 35-day partial government shutdown.
Examples from a Thursday report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration show that from Dec. 22, 2018, to Jan. 21, 2019: