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IRS Increasing Staff to Focus on High-Income Filers, Appeals

Sept. 21, 2022, 4:56 PM

The IRS is looking to increase staff who focus on high-income individual filers, an official said Wednesday.

“This is a really high priority area for the service,” said Holly Paz, deputy commissioner of the IRS’s Large Business & International Division. She was speaking at a Tax Executives Institute event in New York.

  • Staff brought in to focus on the area would include both new hires and workers pulled from other sections, Paz said.
  • Congress granted the IRS $80 billion in new funding in August, a portion of which will be used for hiring. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on ...