Eyeing employee projections, IRS now hiring new personnel

November 17, 2021

The IRS projects to lose 52,000 employees in the next six years and is seeking new personnel, Commissioner Charles Rettig stressed this week at a tax conference in Washington, D.C.

Rettig addressed the challenges the IRS still faces in basic operations following the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. He also touted the revenue service’s achievements in adapting to the pandemic amid taxpayer service demands.

Regarding hiring moving forward, Rettig envisions attracting three categories of new IRS employees: recent college graduates, young professions ages 35 to 45 and seasoned professionals open to mentoring the younger groups. Read more.

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