Internal Revenue Operations and Fiscal 2009 Budget

Witnesses testified about the 2008 tax return filing season, Internal Revenue Service operations, the fiscal year 2009 budget proposals,… read more

Witnesses testified about the 2008 tax return filing season, Internal Revenue Service operations, the fiscal year 2009 budget proposals, and the National Taxpayer Advocate’s Annual Report. Acting Commissioner Stiff warned schemes to defraud taxpayers, particularly “phishing,” Internet-based schemes of tricking people into revealing confidential financial information. Proactive measures by the IRS to assist identify theft victims were praised, but the need for a more coordinated approach was stressed. Also discussed was the economic stimulus plan. Acting Commissioner Stiff testified that stimulus checks would be issued in May 2008. close

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204425-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 13, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 15, 2008

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  • Mar 13, 2008 | 9:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 14, 2008 | 4:11am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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  • Mar 15, 2008 | 2:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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