IRS Calls Some Workers Back In

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), which for over a month now has had its Call Centers, Taxpayer Assistance Centers and refund processing centers closed due to COVID-19, has begun bringing employees back into the office. Initially, according to the National Treasury Employees Union which represents IRS workers, the agency is asking for volunteers and offering…

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DOL Alters H-2B Process, Hikes Fines

Earlier this week, the US Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it was altering the procedure by which H-2B Visa applications will be processed. The change results from the system crash that DOL experienced early in January when the flood of H-2B visa applications overwhelmed and crashed their system. Going forward, all applications filed on…

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IRS Reviewed More Business Returns in 2015

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released statistics on the Department’s 2015 enforcement activities last week and the results show an 8% increase in the number of business returns examined.  The IRS has seen its budget cut by $900 million in the aggregate over the past five years and is making its pitch to Congress for…

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