The Internal Revenue Service is continuing to close Taxpayer Assistance Centers around the country, despite recommendations to the contrary from the National Taxpayer Advocate and the Senate Appropriations Committee.
National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson said in a report Wednesday the Internal Revenue Service ran a generally successful filing season this year, but it needs to assign more employees to taxpayer service instead of enforcement.
The House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee held a hearing Friday featuring National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson to discuss how to improve operations at the Internal Revenue Service as Congress works on overhauling the tax code.
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