Even the IRS can’t help but take a look back at the previous year’s accomplishments. The report covers Fiscal Year 2019.
“Internal Revenue Service Progress Update/Fiscal Year 2019 – Putting Taxpayers First” (PDF) provides an overview of a variety of operations across taxpayer service, compliance and support areas. The 41-page document is built around the agency’s six strategic goals.
The report highlights the work of IRS employees supporting the nation’s tax system during the past year. This covers a variety of taxpayer service efforts, including development of a new Taxpayer Withholding Estimator, as well as operations support efforts on areas involving Information Technology modernization, Human Capital Office initiatives and others.
The report also focuses on Criminal Investigation results and efforts involving civil enforcement. Ongoing compliance areas, among them micro-captives, syndicated conservation easements and virtual currency, are also included in the publication.
The report also covers IRS implementation of new tax laws, ranging from steps to put in place provisions of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to ongoing work underway on the new Taxpayer First Act of 2019.