IRS to Set Up ‘Centralized Office’ for 87,000 New Agents

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The Internal Revenue Service will establish a centralized office to implement elements of the tax and spending bill that President Joe Biden signed last week, including almost 87,000 new IRS agents, the agency’s chief says.

Democrats’ bill, which passed the Senate and House without a single Republican vote, provides $80 billion to the Internal Revenue Service, largely to pay for the 87,000 new agents through 2031. 

In an email message Friday to all IRS employees, a copy of which was obtained by The Daily Signal, IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig wrote: “This is a historic time for the IRS, and we are working to move quickly to begin work on the Inflation Reduction Act signed into law earlier this week.” 

Rettig wrote:

A key part of our efforts will be the creation of a new, centralized office for implementation of all IRS-related provisions. Building off our successes implementing other major legislative bills, the IRA 2022 Transformation & Implementation Office will work across the IRS and oversee our implementation efforts.

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