Bloomberg Tax
April 7, 2022, 6:39 PM

IRS Making Job Offers to Tackle Tax Return Backlog, Rettig Says

Naomi Jagoda
Naomi Jagoda
Senior Reporter

The IRS has made thousands of offers under an expedited process that it is using to hire workers to tackle a backlog of unprocessed tax returns, Commissioner Chuck Rettig told the Senate Finance Committee.

Rettig, during a Thursday hearing, said the agency has made more than 2,200 offers to people who attended in-person job fairs for positions at the processing centers in Austin, Texas; Kansas City, Mo.; and Odgen, Utah.

“Over 90 percent receive job offers on the spot from us,” said Rettig. “We can bring them on board between 30 and 45 days, and we are doing so.”

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