The Internal Revenue Service hasn’t provided the training to enough employees on how to deal with requests from divorced and separated spouses about efforts to collect delinquent taxes owed on their joint tax returns, according to a new report.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and three other Senate Democrats are asking the Federal Trade Commission for a government review of the private companies that have been contracted by the Internal Revenue Service to help collect overdue tax debts.
Four Senate Democrats have written a letter to one of the companies hired by the Internal Revenue Service to collect tax debts after complaints that some of its employees encouraged people to use money from their 401(k) retirement funds or take out a second mortgage to pay off their tax debts.
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