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Reported NewsGov Services: Internal Revenue Service
Related BillsAppropriations, 2015
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Adequate funding would directly help most Americans
IRS funding has a direct effect on Americans...
At its current budget, the IRS would bring in more than $4 for every additional $1 spent on enforcement. Of course there eventually would be diminishing returns, but with at least $40 billion of owed taxes going uncollected - most of that from wealthy individuals and corporations - there would be a huge benefit to most Americans in giving the IRS the resources it needs.
Your representative can request that the Congressional Budget Office determine an optimal amount, and then support a budget that allocates this amount.