Last updated on: 12/7/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should the Government Allow Immigrants Who Are Here Illegally to Become US Citizens?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Jan. 24, 2007

Description:

“The IRS is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury and one of the world’s most efficient tax administrators. In 2004, the IRS collected more than $2 trillion in revenue and processed more than 224 million tax returns. The IRS spent just 44 cents for each $100 it collected in 2005.”

“About IRS,” www.irs.gov (accessed Jan. 24, 2007)

Mission:

“Provide America’s taxpayers top quality service by helping them understand and meet their tax responsibilities and by applying the tax law with integrity and fairness to all. This mission statement describes our role and the public’s expectation about how we should perform that role.”

“About IRS,” www.irs.gov (accessed Jan. 24, 2007)

Other:
Governmental Organization - "The IRS Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 prompted the most comprehensive reorganization and modernization of IRS in nearly half a century. The IRS reorganized itself to closely resemble the private sector model of organizing around customers with similar needs. To support its structure and ensure accountability, the IRS is divided into three commissioner-level organizations: Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner for Services and Enforcement, Deputy Commissioner for Operations Support." ("About IRS," www.irs.gov, accessed Jan. 24, 2007)
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