Internal Revenue Service

Revenue service of the United States federal government

Internal Revenue Service (Under CC License)

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the revenue service of the United States federal government. The government agency is a bureau of the Department of the Treasury, and is under the immediate direction of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, who is appointed to a five-year term by the President of the United States. The IRS is responsible for collecting taxes and administering the Internal Revenue Code, the main body of federal statutory tax law of the United States. The duties of the IRS include providing tax assistance to taxpayers and pursuing and resolving instances of erroneous or fraudulent tax filings. The IRS has also overseen various benefits programs, and enforces portions of the Affordable Care Act.

Internal Revenue Service News and Videos   LIVE

ℹ️ This is a LIVE page which updates automatically as we're monitoring our hand-curated selection of verified and trustworthy media outlets
Millions of taxpayers asked the IRS for an extension on filing federal taxes in April. The deadline to file is today.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 11 hours ago

Advertisement
Millions of taxpayers asked the IRS for an extension on filing federal taxes in April. Their time’s up. The extension deadline hits Oct. 15.
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 6 days ago

You might like