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IRS Appeals Seeks More Staff to Deal With New Case-File Access

Oct. 22, 2019, 9:24 PM

The IRS Office of Appeals has asked for more staff to deal with law changes made under the Taxpayer First Act.

The request was sent to the IRS’s chief financial officer, Shelley Foster, director of examination appeals, said Oct. 22 at a tax conference in Beverly Hills, Calif. Trump signed the measure (Pub. L. 116-25) into law in July.

  • The need for more appeals staff stems primarily from a change that gives certain taxpayers—individuals with adjusted gross incomes of $400,000 or less and organizations with gross receipts of $5 million or less—access to the non-privileged ...