FY2006 Budget To Seek More for IRS

Emily Neuman
February 2005
Bond Buyer;2/2/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32062, p2
Trade Publication
This article informs that U.S. President George W. Bush's 2006 budget will request an additional $500 million for IRS enforcement activities, a nearly 8% increase in funding over fiscal 2005. According to the Treasury Department, Bush's budget due to be released, is expected to request $6,893 billion for IRS enforcement, up from the $6,392 billion Congress enacted for fiscal 2005 last year. The increase is designed to provide additional resources to examine more tax returns, collect past due taxes and investigate cases of tax avoidance.


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