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Trump’s Budget Calls for IRS Funding Boost

March 11, 2019, 3:27 PM

President Donald Trump is requesting $11.5 billion in funding for the IRS in fiscal year 2020, a increase from the fiscal year 2019 amount appropriated by Congress.

  • The enacted amount of appropriated funds for fiscal year 2019 is $11.3 billion.
  • The White House budget blueprint is meant to be a marker of Trump’s priorities, and will set off debate in a divided Congress.
  • The request includes $290 million for the agency’s IT modernization efforts.
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