Bloomberg Tax
May 4, 2023, 8:45 AM

IRS Chief Talks Goals, Work with Congress, and More (Podcast)

Naomi Jagoda
Naomi Jagoda
Senior Reporter

New IRS Commissioner Danny Werfel has a lot on his plate.

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He is tasked with effectively spending the IRS’s new $80 billion in Inflation Reduction Act funds and ensuring the agency has smooth tax-filing seasons, while also needing to respond to questions and concerns from Congress.

On this episode of Talking Tax, Werfel talks to Bloomberg Tax’s Naomi Jagoda in his first podcast interview since his confirmation in March. Werfel talks about his goals for his first six months on the job, how he plans to keep Congress informed about the agency’s work, how he plans to improve trust in the agency, and more.

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