Member Log-in
User Name  
Password    
Forgot User/PWD? Not yet registered?
 
       

NTEU Urges House Panel to Boost IRS Funding


 


Slashing the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) budget once again would devastate the struggling agency and make it even harder for front-line employees to help Americans with their tax problems, collect enough federal revenue and fulfill other aspects of their important mission.

In a letter to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, NTEU National President Tony Reardon said it’s time for Congress to stop cutting the IRS budget.

“Further reducing the IRS budget will continue to degrade its already impaired ability to provide taxpayers with the assistance they need and fairly enforce the tax laws enacted by Congress,” Reardon said in the letter sent in advance of Wednesday's subcommittee vote on a fiscal year 2017 IRS funding bill.

Reardon, who supports the White House’s proposal to increase IRS funding by $1 billion nex fiscal year, wrote that the agency desperately needs more money to “begin rebuilding the depleted workforce and carry out its important taxpayer service and enforcement missions.” More

 



Election 2016FAIR PAY Ask lawmakers for a 5.3 percent pay increase for calendar year 2017.

BOOST IRS FUNDING Support adequate funding for the IRS.

PAID PARENTAL LEAVE Ask your representatives to support six weeks of paid parental leave.


Reardon Testifies on CBP Staffing Needs
NTEU President Tony Reardon testified before Congress on the critical need to increase staffing at our nation’s 328 ports of entry.

Continuing Funding, Staffing Problems at IRS This Tax Season (Get an infographic)

IRS Data Book Records Steady Drop in IRS Workforce Numbers

Senate Bill Seeking 5.3 Percent Federal Pay Raise Wins NTEU Backing

NTEU Pushes Congress for Appropriate Funding for CBP (Read the testimony)

Retiree News and Information
 

Retirement folder

Retired or preparing for retirement?

Get news, information and advice on federal retirement.

Read All About It
Twitter Facebook RSS feed

Read our press releases, see how NTEU is making news today and get a round up of the Month in Media.

  e-mail NTEU

NTEU National Office
1750 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 572-5500 • E-mail us




1750 H Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006 - (202) 572-5500
© 2013 National Treasury Employees Union. All rights reserved.
If you have any questions about this website, please contact Webmaster
Privacy Statement